Common Name: common sweetleaf
Scientific Name: Symplocos tinctoria
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 46 in.
Height: 48 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2006
Comments: Declared national champion in 2013. The tree appears healthy. It is a new tree growing in the same area that two previous national champs once stood. Remeasured in 2013, from 111 points to 102 points.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Commonwealth of Virginia-Cavalier Wildlife Management Area
GPS Coordinates: 36.57048, -76.3281
Directions: Cavalier Tract east end of Smith Ridge, 30' east of Number Two Ditch in wooded area across from Sand Pit.
Owner Address: 3853 Ballahack Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
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 and Gary Williamson