Common Name: buttonbush
Scientific Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 27 in.
Height: 11 ft.
Crown: 13 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2018
Comments: This tree lacks height, but has a well-defined single trunk of impressive circumference. Measured trunk below fork at 3' above ground line.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Southampton
Land Owner: Private
GPS Coordinates: 36.82702, -76.86198
Directions: On the Blackwater River. Above Route 603 bridge on the Southampton county (west) side of river. Above the junction of Seacock Swamp and Blackwater River.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
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 Gary Williamson