Common Name: mountain winterberry holly
Scientific Name: Ilex montana
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 28 in.
Height: 29 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
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.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Giles
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 Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Info: Emily Woodall, EWoodall@MountainLakeHotel.com, Wilderness Conservancy at Mountain Lake
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Gary Williamson