Tree Information

Common Name: hophornbeam

Scientific Name: Ostrya virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 64 in.

Height: 67 ft.

Crown: 37 ft.

Points: 140

Date Last Measured: 2015

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2015

Comments: The tree appears healthy and sound. It grows on conservation land, so it should be protected.

G. Williamson 2015

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: City of Chesapeake

GPS Coordinates: 36.59752, -76.22439

Directions: South side of St. Brides Road, along the drainage of the north branch of the Northwest River. Site is on the east side of the river near the junction with E/W Tributary.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

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