A Remarkable black oak

Tree Information
Common Name: black oak
Scientific name: Quercus velutina
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is a large black oak located in a residentail neighborhood. At 345 total points it is the third largest of its kind in Virginia in 2006. First nominated by Richard Salzer in 1973, a neighborhood has since grown around it. The tree has been carefully preserved by its owner and neighbors ever since. Note: the top of this tree was blown away in a storm in June, 2008, and the tree had to be removed.
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Nominator: Elizabeth Lieberman
Location of Tree
County/City: Fairfax
Name of tree owner: Elizabeth Lieberman
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