Common Name: Carolina ash
Scientific Name: Fraxinus caroliniana
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 75 in.
Height: 74 ft.
Crown: 31 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2016
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Fleming, Karen Patterson, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2005
Comments: Tree appears healthy. It lost a portion of its top (probably Isabell) and lost a few points! Former National Champion/Co-Champion dethroned in 2013.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Southampton
Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
GPS Coordinates: 36.67667, -77.04665
Directions: Old-growth swamp forest formerly owned by International Paper. From the intersection of Rt. 58 and 58 Bypass at Courtland, VA, take Rt. 742 (Old Bridge Rd) south to the boat ramp. Tree is in swamp forest slightly up river of the ramp.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 labrador Ln.
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Fleming, Karen Patterson, Gary Williamson