Common Name: Devil's walking stick
Scientific Name: Aralia spinosa
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 15 in.
Height: 42 ft.
Crown: 16 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2014
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mitchell Norman
Date First Measured: 2014
Comments: Declared national champion in 2017, but dethroned in 2020 by larger tree in Maryland. The tree appears healthy but could be impacted by competing trees.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Isle of Wight
Land Owner: City of Norfolk
GPS Coordinates: 36.81028, -76.69132
Directions: East side of ravine near the end of Regenia Ct. on slope of ravine. This area drains to Lake Prince.
Owner Address: Water Works Dept.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Mitchell Norman