Tree Information

Common Name: witch-hazel

Scientific Name: Hamamelis virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2490

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 34 in.

Height: 34 ft.

Crown: 29 ft.

Points: 75

Date Last Measured: 2016

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

Date First Measured: 2016

Comments: Declared national champion in 2017. The tree appears healthy and sound. It should be in a safe area.

Gary Williamson 2016

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Russell

State Map

Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries

GPS Coordinates: 36.93223, -81.82911

Directions: Clinch Mountain Wildlife Mgt. Area. On the bank below Big Tumbling Creek Road and above Tumbling Creek channel. Visible from the road.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


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

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