Common Name: bigleaf snowbell
Scientific Name: Styrax grandifolius
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 8 in.
Height: 19 ft.
Crown: 14 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2016
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2004
Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. The tree appears healthy and was in full bloom on the day of measurement.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Anna Vann
GPS Coordinates: 36.73878, -76.29162
Directions: The tree is located in a woodlot at the corner of Dominion Boulevard and Bainbridge Boulevard. There is a small cleared area opposite Bainbridge with a gate. The tree is past the gate and to the left.
Owner Address: 1502 Powhatan Ct.
Norfolk, VA 23508
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Contact Info: Nominator
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, John King, Gary Williamson