Common Name: overcup oak
Scientific Name: Quercus lyrata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 320 in.
Height: 124 ft.
Crown: 81 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2007
Comments: Declared national champion in 2007. The tree appears quite healthy for its apparent old age. I saw very little dead wood. Tree's owner needs to be notified.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Isle of Wight
Land Owner: Dennis Payne
GPS Coordinates: 36.84377, -76.85220
Directions: Blackwater River Swamp, west of intersection of Old Gum Tree Road and Sand Pit Road.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean
Other Nominators: Gary Williamson, Mike Rasnake