Common Name: sassafras
Scientific Name: Sassafras albidum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 169 in.
Height: 67 ft.
Crown: 56 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Lara Johnson
Date First Measured: 2010
Comments: 2020 Update: Tree has significant crown dieback and decline. Measured in 2010 by Carmean and Williamson at 158", 65', 49', 235 points.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Suffolk
Land Owner: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stephenson
GPS Coordinates: 36.8704, -76.48312
Directions: At the owner's address in the center of the front lawn area (Bennetts Creek side), approximately 30' from the creek edge.
Owner Address: 5972 Bennetts Creek Lane
Suffolk, VA 23435
Owner Phone: 757-484-0915
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mitchell Norman