Tree Information

Common Name: swamp cottonwood

Scientific Name: Populus heterophylla

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 124 in.

Height: 101 ft.

Crown: 37 ft.

Points: 234

Date Last Measured: 2019

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2019

Comments: Tree appears healthy and sound. It grows on protected land.

G. Williamson September 2019

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Southampton

State Map

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

GPS Coordinates: 36.6796, -77.0437

Directions: Cypress Bridge Natural Area Preserve. Take Old Bridge Road from Route 58 Bypass near Courtland to end of road at Nottoway River. Tree is slightly upriver in swamp forest.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson

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