Tree Information

Common Name: willow oak

Scientific Name: Quercus phellos

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 318 in.

Height: 114 ft.

Crown: 108 ft.

Points: 459

Date Last Measured: 2014

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2014

Comments: Tree appears very healthy and sound. One large lower limb is being girdled by rope. We suggested that it be removed. Measured at 4.5' above ground. Should be nominated for recognition as national co-champ.

G. Williamson 2014

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Mathews

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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 Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email: rockplantrn@gmail.com

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson


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