Common Name: silky dogwood
Scientific Name: Cornus amomum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 16 in.
Height: 20 ft.
Crown: 26 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and John Bunch
Date First Measured: 2017
Comments: The tree appears healthy and sound. It is safe from human interference. This area is in the vicinity of the Kittewan Creek Migratory Gamebird Refuge. Measured 3' above ground line , below the divergence of multiple stems.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Charles City
Land Owner: Unknown
GPS Coordinates: 37.29968, -77.03931
Directions: Near 14499 Weyanoke Road, Charles City, VA 23030. North shore of the James River, approximately 200 yards upriver (west) of the mouth of Kittewan Creek. It is growing on a hummock above the high tide level of the river and is surrounded by Baldcypress trees. Accessible by boat.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean and John Bunch
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, Va, 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and John Bunch