Common Name: swampbay
Scientific Name: Persea palustris
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 114 in.
Height: 50 ft.
Crown: 54 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2008
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2008
Comments: Declared national champion in 2017. The tree appears healthy and sound.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach
Land Owner: Jack Stumborg
GPS Coordinates: 36.88659, -76.0212
Directions: At the owners address, left side of the driveway as one faces the front of the residence. A matching pair of state co-champs on the same property!
Owner Address: 1509 Alanton Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson