Common Name: longleaf pine
Scientific Name: Pinus palustris
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 103 in.
Height: 101 ft.
Crown: 44 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2012
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Bobby Clontz, Kea Turner
Date First Measured: 2012
Comments: Declared national champ in 2017, but was dethroned in 2019 by larger tree in South Carolina. The tree appears healthy and sound. It exists because it is a line tree, next to a cut-over. Lightning could be a threat.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Suffolk
Land Owner: James D. Wright & Walter H. Johnson
GPS Coordinates: 36.710544, -76.806401
Directions: At back of farm and cut-over. Southwest of overpass in Carrsville, VA.
Owner Address: 31045 Calosse Rd
Suffolk, VA 23437
Owner Phone: 757-512-7674
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson