Common Name: buckthorn bumelia
Scientific Name: Sideroxylon lycioides
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 38 in.
Height: 39 ft.
Crown: 27 ft.
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.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Norfolk
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
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA, 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Johnny Townson