Common Name: river birch
Scientific Name: Betula nigra
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 132 in.
Height: 102 ft.
Crown: 70 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2013
Comments: The tree appears healthy and sound.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Suffolk
Land Owner: Gordon Iams
GPS Coordinates: 36.5707, -76.77457
Directions: Walk or paddle west from 1998 Pittmantown Rd (on Sumerton Creek). The tree is about 2 to 3/10 miles down on the south side of the creek.
Owner Phone: 757-986-2464
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Contact Info: Contact for Gordon Iams is Leroy Eaves.
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson