Common Name: buttonbush
Scientific Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 21 in.
Height: 14 ft.
Crown: 14 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, John Bunch, Gary Williamson, and Mike Rasnake
Date First Measured: 2017
Comments: Beavers could be a potential threat to the tree, but it appears safe otherwise. Trunk circumference measured below a fork in the trunk.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Hopewell
Land Owner: Unknown
GPS Coordinates: 37.31012, -77.33225
Directions: On the south side shoreline of the Appomattox River, 1/8-mile west of East Hundred Road boat ramp. It grows on the west entrance to a small marshy area.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, John Bunch, Gary Williamson, and Mike Rasnake