A Remarkable chestnut oak

Tree Information
Common Name: chestnut oak
Scientific name: Quercus montana
Category: Old tree
Notes: Chestnut oak dominates this stand of trees on Peters Mountain, and represents what is probably the largest (about 3600 acres) contiguous old-growth stand remaining in Virginia. Cored trees are 175 to 300 years old, 24 to 48 inches DBH.
Best time to photograph: winter
Nominator: Chis Ludwig
Location of Tree
County/City: Alleghany
Name of tree owner: USFS
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