Tree Information

Common Name: flowering dogwood

Scientific Name: Cornus florida

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 100 in.

Height: 31 ft.

Crown: 52 ft.

Points: 144

Date Last Measured: 2016

Last Measured by: Alex Cassell, Eric Wiseman

Date First Measured: 2006

Comments: The tree is in good condition. New co-state champion in July 2017 (Eric Wiseman).

Alex Cassell 7/13/2016

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Mecklenburg

State Map

Land Owner: Eddie Callahan

GPS Coordinates: 36.72639, -78.123938

Directions: Tree is on Franklin St. in South Hill, VA. From I-85 South take exit and turn right onto US-1 South. As you come into South Hill take a left on Franklin St. The tree is on the left in front of the old school.

Owner Phone: (434)917-1524

Contact Information

Contact Name: Robin Allen

Contact Email:


Original Nominator(s): Robin Allen

Additional Information

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