Tree Information

Common Name: silky dogwood

Scientific Name: Cornus amomum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2547

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 16 in.

Height: 20 ft.

Crown: 26 ft.

Points: 43

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. Trunk measured 3' above ground line, below the divergence of multiple stems.

B. Carmean. 8/26/2017

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Charles City

State Map

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 Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and John Bunch

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