Common Name: sourwood Circumference: 123
Species: Height: 87
Scientific Name: Oxydendrum arboreum Crown: 40
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia Points: 220
Status: alive Last Measured: 2011
National Champion: yes Last Measured by: Douglas E. Audley
Comments: This tree recently split in two and went from 233 to 220 total points. First measured and nominated in 1998. In 2007 the main trunk was reported as hollow but crown appeared generally healthy. There was a stain running down the east side of the trunk, similar to wet wood on oak.

Douglas E. Audley 9/19/07
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Amelia Land Owner: Jim Rucker
GPS Coordinates: N 37.44231 W 77.90704 Owner Email:
NE intersection of 616&652

Owner Address:
4019 Cutshaw Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230

Owner Phone:
Contact Information
Contact Name: Joseph O. Humphreys Permission to Advertise: Yes
Contact Email: Contact Address:
P O Box 217
Amelia, VA 23002
Contact Phone:
Contact Info: Or contact: Douglas E. Audley, Amelia County Forester, P O Box 27, Amelia, VA 23002; (804) 561-2427;
Original Nominator(s): John Anderson & Joseph Humphreys
Other Nominators: