Common Name: willow oak
Scientific Name: Quercus phellos
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Database ID: 2284
National Champion: yes
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 331 in.
Height: 110 ft.
Crown: 112 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2023
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2014
2023 Comments: Tree looks great; the owner removed a low horizontal branch.
2018 Comments: Recognized in 2018 as three-way national co-champion with trees in Chesapeake, VA and Northampton, VA.
2014 Comments: Tree appears very healthy and sound. One large lower limb is being girdled by rope. We suggested that it be removed. Circumference 318 in, height 114 ft, crown 108 ft, 459 points. Measured by Byron Carmean.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Mathews
Land Owner: Lee and Gayle Murphy
GPS Coordinates: 37.447047, -76.315371
Directions: At listed address in back yard behind deck.
Owner Address: 378 Lovers Lane
Mathews, VA 23109
Owner Phone: 804-815-4609
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson