Common Name: black highbush blueberry
Scientific Name: Vaccinium fuscatum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 19 in.
Height: 13 ft.
Crown: 17 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Ben Blankenship
Date First Measured: 2020
Comments: The tree is very old , but is healthy and producing fruit. It grows on the bank of Prince William lake. Trunk circumference measured on main stem at 1 foot above ground line because trunk forks above that level. This is typical of species. The other stem appears to be a root sucker and is under the 9.5” trunk circumference requirement.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Prince Edward
Land Owner: Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
GPS Coordinates: 37.172576, -78.275153
Owner Email: TwinLakes@dcr.virginia.gov
Directions: Twin Lakes State Park. 788 Twin Lakes Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942. Located near end of road, close to boat ramp. When coming towards the boat ramp, tree is located on the left of the road. Tree is down the slope from the gravel road, and about 4-5' from the edge of the water.
Owner Address: 788 Twin Lakes Rd.
Green Bay, VA 23942
Owner Phone: 434-392-3435
Contact Name: Ben Blankenship
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 500 Winamack Court
Midlothian, VA 23114
Contact Phone: 804-245-5013
Original Nominator(s): Ben Blankenship