Common Name: water tupelo Circumference: 474
Species: Height: 102
Scientific Name: Nyssa aquatica Crown: 54
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia Points: 590
Status: alive Last Measured: 2009
National Champion: yes Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mike Rasnake, Kevin Kessler
Comments: The tree has a huge burl on its lower trunk but appears healthy otherwise. Circumference was measured below burl where it was least. National champ and largest in Virginia (3/7/09)

G. Williamson 2009
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Greensville Land Owner: Unknown
GPS Coordinates: 36.560808,-77.486615 Owner Email:
Greensville County, VA, North side of Fontaine Creek, 2.8 miles upriver of Rt. 625 bridge next to main channel or 4.2 miles downriver of Rt. 301. GPS coordinates are approximate.

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Contact Information
Contact Name: Byron Carmean Permission to Advertise: Yes
Contact Email: Contact Address:
3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
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Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mike Rasnake, Kevin Kessler
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