Common Name: Alleghany chinkapin
Scientific Name: Castanea pumila var. pumila
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 22 in.
Height: 41 ft.
Crown: 26 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2007
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2007
Comments: Castanea's in this park, one infected with chestnut blight and one declining. They usually resprout from the base of dying stems. This one shows only symptoms.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach
Land Owner: First Landing State Park
Directions: First Landing State Park, Long Creek. Trail south side (overhangs trail). 1300 feet west of US Army corps of Engineers marker and 3100 feet west of Junet Long Creek Trail and Osprey Trail. Flagged with ribbon.
Owner Address: Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean
Other Nominators: Gary Williamson