Common Name: eastern baccharis
Scientific Name: Baccharis halimifolia
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 36 in.
Height: 20 ft.
Crown: 20 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2016
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2006
Comments: Declared a national champion in 2008. Former National Champion/Co-Champion dethroned in 2013. Reclaimed national champion in 2017. It is currently the all-time largest specimen of the species documented in the state.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: City of Chesapeake
GPS Coordinates: 36.79998, -76.26255
Directions: W side of Atlantic Ave. just slightly N of intersection with Broad St. Next to tall chain-linked fence, 100 yards S of intersection with Narrow St.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln., Suffolk, VA 23434
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson