Common Name: Devil's walking stick
Scientific Name: Aralia spinosa
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 22 in.
Height: 36 ft.
Crown: 17 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2015
Last Measured by: Byron and Jean Carmean, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2015
Comments: Declared national champion in 2017. Trunk measured at 4.5'. Tree appears healthy and structurally sound.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Rockbridge
Land Owner: Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Garden
GPS Coordinates: 37.77571, -79.46402
Directions: From parking area, follow path to right of nature center. A "grove" of Aralia are near the path, before the large oak that they describe as the "giant oak". The Aralia with the largest stem was measured.
Owner Address: 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450
Owner Phone: 540-463-2697
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron and Jean Carmean
Other Nominators: Gary Williamson