Common Name: staghorn sumac
Scientific Name: Rhus typhina
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 21 in.
Height: 33 ft.
Crown: 18 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2013
Comments: the tree appears healthy; there is a fist-sized gall on its trunk.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Smyth
Land Owner: U.S. Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: 36.65839, -81.59197
Directions: Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area. North side of Whitetop Mt. Rd (Rt. 600) approx. half way to summit at the edge of Rt. 600. There were two other sumacs at this location.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 7579340588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, and Gary Williamson