Tree Information

Common Name: mountain winterberry holly

Scientific Name: Ilex montana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2371

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 28 in.

Height: 29 ft.

Crown: 32 ft.

Points: 65

Date Last Measured: 2015

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan

Date First Measured: 2015

Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. The tree appears healthy and sound.

J. Kirwan 2015

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Giles

State Map

Land Owner: Mountain Lake Conservancy

GPS Coordinates: 37.35973, -80.53278

Directions: Indian Trail, north of Connection Trail which connects Lower Jungle Trail to Indian Trail.

Owner Address: 115 HOTEL CIR

PEMBROKE, VA 24136-3055

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Info: Emily Woodall,, Wilderness Conservancy at Mountain Lake


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Gary Williamson

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