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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

West Virginia University – Morgantown, West Virginia

 sugar maple (Acer saccharum)

Sugar maple (Acer saccharum)   Botanical Name: Acer saccharum
Common Name: sugar maple
Trunk Diameter: 37 inches / 94 centimeters
Location on Campus: Chitwood Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 3 December 2012

 

northern red oak (Quercus borealis)

Northern red oak (Quercus borealis)   Botanical Name: Quercus borealis
Common Name: northern red oak
Trunk Diameter: 55 inches / 140 centimeters
Location on Campus: Elizabeth Moore Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 3 December 2012

 

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American elm (Ulmus americana)   Botanical Name: Ulmus americana
Common Name: American elm
Trunk Diameter: 37 inches / 94 centimeters
Location on Campus: Elizabeth Moore Hall and Martin Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 3 December 2012

 

 red maple (Acer rubrum)

Red maple (Acer rubrum)   Botanical Name: Acer rubrum
Common Name: red maple
Trunk Diameter: 34 inches / 86 centimeters
Location on Campus: Chitwood Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 3 December 2012

 

American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)   Botanical Name: Platanus occidentalis
Common Name: American sycamore
Trunk Diameter: 62 inches / 157 centimeters
Location on Campus: Elizabeth Moore Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 3 December 2012