A Remarkable American beech

Tree Information
Common Name: American beech
Scientific name: Fagus grandiflolia
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This is one of four large beech trees planted in a square behind the Westover Plantation house on the James River. The tree next to it, believed to be the same age, is the current state champion (largest) beech in Virginia. Westover was built circa 1730 by William Byrd II, the founder of Richmond.
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Nominator: Musci and Fred Fisher
Location of Tree
County/City: Charles City
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