Tree Information

Common Name: buckthorn bumelia

Scientific Name: Sideroxylon lycioides

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 38 in.

Height: 39 ft.

Crown: 27 ft.

Points: 84

Date Last Measured: 2008

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Johnny Townson

Date First Measured: 2008

Comments: Declared national champion in 2009. On sand dune 250 feet SE of school near path crossing the dune. The tree appears healthy but had some English Ivy on the trunk. I removed it.

Gary Williamson 2008

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Norfolk

State Map

Land Owner: City of Norfolk

GPS Coordinates: 36.95707, -76.26156

Directions: 250 feet SE of Willoughby Elementary School on Sand Drive. The two Bumelias at this site are 20 feet apart.

Owner Address: 4th View Street

Norfolk, VA

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA, 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Johnny Townson

Additional Information

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