Common Name: water tupelo
Scientific Name: Nyssa aquatica
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 474 in.
Height: 102 ft.
Crown: 54 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2009
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mike Rasnake, Kevin Kessler
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: The tree has a huge burl on its lower trunk but appears healthy otherwise. Circumference was measured below burl where it was least. National champ and largest in Virginia (3/7/09)
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Greensville
Land Owner: Unknown
GPS Coordinates: 36.560808, -77.486615
Directions: Greensville County, VA, North side of Fontaine Creek, 2.8 miles upriver of Rt. 625 bridge next to main channel or 4.2 miles downriver of Rt. 301. GPS coordinates are approximate.
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, Mike Rasnake, Kevin Kessler