Common Name: willow oak
Scientific Name: Quercus phellos
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 318 in.
Height: 114 ft.
Crown: 108 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2014
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2014
Comments: Recognized in 2018 as three-way national co-champion with trees in Chesapeake and Northampton, VA. Tree appears very healthy and sound. One large lower limb is being girdled by rope. We suggested that it be removed.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Mathews
Land Owner: Lee and Gayle Murphy
GPS Coordinates: 37.44736, -76.31538
Directions: At listed address in back yard behind deck. GPS coordinates are approximate to the neighborhood.
Owner Address: 378 Lovers Lane
Mathews, VA 23109
Owner Phone: 804-815-4609
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, Gary Williamson