Tree Information

Common Name: swampbay

Scientific Name: Persea palustris

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 114 in.

Height: 50 ft.

Crown: 54 ft.

Points: 178

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.

Left (Feb 2008) Right (Sept 2015)

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach

State Map


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 Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email: rockplantrn@gmail.com

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson


Additional Information

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