Common Name: bitternut hickory
Scientific Name: Carya cordiformis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 176 in.
Height: 130 ft.
Crown: 103 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2012
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Joe Whitby
Date First Measured: 2012
Comments: Declared national champ in 2017. Is outscored by a larger tree in Russell County that has not yet been recognized as national champion, so technically it is the national champion but not state champion.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Brunswick
Land Owner: Owen Strickler
GPS Coordinates: 36.71653, -77.80354
Directions: North bank of the Meherrin River approx. 3 miles downriver of the RT. 46 bridge. Tree is approx. 150 feet north of river's edge.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA, 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Joe Whitby