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Common Name: tulip-poplar

Scientific Name: Liriodendron tulipifera

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 390 in.

Height: 100 ft.

Crown: 83 ft.

Points: 511

Date Last Measured: 2013

Last Measured by: Jordan Endahl and Byron Carmean

Date First Measured: 2005

Comments: The Chesapeake tree is old and hollow but is continuing to add girth to trunk. The top is starting to show signs of dieback.

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Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

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Land Owner: Blanche Hughes

GPS Coordinates: 36.68914, -76.09377

Directions: 3616 Blackwater Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23322

Owner Address: 1013 Blackwater Rd.

Chesapeake, Va 23322


Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email: rockplantrn@gmail.com

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson


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