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Common Name: waxmyrtle

Scientific Name: Morella cerifera (syn. Myrica cerifera)

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 53 in.

Height: 26 ft.

Crown: 24 ft.

Points: 85

Date Last Measured: 2014

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2014

Comments: The tree appears reasonably healthy and sound.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

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Land Owner: Colby and Company PLC

GPS Coordinates: 36.79424, -76.23427

Directions: At the location address in the southern corner of the building. The tree is visible from Old Greenbrier Rd.

Owner Address: 2121 Old Greenbrier Rd

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

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