Common Name: Hercules' club
Scientific Name: Zanthoxylum clava-herculis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 48 in.
Height: 20 ft.
Crown: 36 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2008
Comments: The tree appears very healthy and sound. National champ in 2017. Trunk circumference measured 1' above ground because trunk splits above this level.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Northampton
Land Owner: Fishermans Island National Wildlife Refuge
GPS Coordinates: 37.09805, -75.97626
Directions: On the west side of island near the top of WW2 bunker east of main path and approximately 300 yards from the entrance on Rt 13.
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