Common Name: great rhododendron
Scientific Name: Rhododendron maximum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 18 in.
Height: 24 ft.
Crown: 25 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2013
Comments: The tree seems reasonably healthy and sound. There was some minor trunk scars from campers, etc.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Smyth
Land Owner: U.S. Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: 36.72372, -81.49249
Directions: Hurricane Campground, Mt. Rogers Recreation Area, Site #22.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 7579340588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, and Gary Williamson