Tree Information

Common Name: waxmyrtle

Scientific Name: Morella cerifera (syn. Myrica cerifera)

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2025

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 40 in.

Height: 34 ft.

Crown: 30 ft.

Points: 81

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2013

2023 comments: Tree appears to be healthy and sound. Trunk measured at 6" above ground due to low branching.
2013 comments: The tree is healthy and sound. Measured at 34", 29', 25', 69 points by Carmean, Norman, Williamson, Hayes.

D. Kania 10/17/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Suffolk

State Map

Land Owner: City of Suffolk

GPS Coordinates: 36.87580, -76.57040

Directions: Lonestar Lakes Park. On the north side of the trail at the north end of Crane Lake, 25 feet from the trail.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Carmean, Norman, Williamson, Hayes

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