Tree Information

Common Name: poison sumac

Scientific Name: Toxicodendron vernix

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2681

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 18 in.

Height: 19 ft.

Crown: 20 ft.

Points: 42

Date Last Measured: 2019

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Joe Villari, Gary Fleming, Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2019

Comments: This tree is on unrestricted public property. The tree has some dead wood, but is continuing to re-sprout and grow. The largest stem was measured at 3' above ground, below fork in trunk.

G. Williamson 7/16/2019

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Fauquier

State Map

Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

GPS Coordinates: 38.8855, -77.689

Directions: 3846 MOUNTAIN RD, HAYMARKET, VA 20169. From the community of Antioch, travel north on Mountain Road (route 600) to Catharpin Creek above Jackson Hollow Research Station (approximately 300' west of station, upstream).

Owner Phone: 571-438-8957

Contact Information

Contact Name: Joe Villari, Preserve Manager

Contact Phone: 571-438-8957


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Joe Villari, Gary Fleming, Gary Williamson

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