Common Name: mountain sweetpepperbush
Scientific Name: Clethra acuminata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 9 in.
Height: 19 ft.
Crown: 12 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jon Rockett
Date First Measured: 2017
Comments: The circumference was measured at 2 feet from the ground due to a split in the trunk. The tree appears healthy and sound.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Wise
Land Owner: U.S. Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: 36.88329, -82.78868
Directions: Tree is approx. 1/2 mile north of Big Stone Gap, VA on the west side of US Route 23 along the wildlife birding trail. It is about 200 feet from Rt 23.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jon Rockett