Common Name: shining sumac
Scientific Name: Rhus copallinum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 28 in.
Height: 31 ft.
Crown: 20 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2014
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, John Bunch, and Joseph Whitby
Date First Measured: 2014
Comments: Has a split trunk. Measured at 6" above ground line. The tree appears healthy and sound. Fruiting. The owner plans to remove some of the competing vegetation.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Brunswick
Land Owner: Whitby Family
GPS Coordinates: 36.771, -77.84524
Directions: On campus of former Saint Paul's College. North side of Rose Creek and across from faculty housing and President's House. Tree is uphill from old barn.
Owner Address: 14356 Christianna Highway
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean
Other Nominators: John Bunch, Joseph Whitby, and Gary Williamson