Tree Information

Common Name: yaupon

Scientific Name: Ilex vomitoria

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3052

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 53 in.

Height: 27 ft.

Crown: 32 ft.

Points: 88

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2023

Comments: This tree grows at the nursery entrance and is well cared for. It is the weeping form of this species. Trunk comprises five stems measured at 4.5' above ground: 33",23",22",19",18". Composite trunk circumference calculated.

B. Carmean Feb-23

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach

State Map

Land Owner: McDonald's Garden Center

GPS Coordinates: 36.87771, -76.13265

Directions: Travel east on Haygood Road in VA Beach to Independence Blvd. McDonald's Garden Center will be on the right. The tree grows near the main entrance and parking area.

Owner Address: 1144 Independence Blvd.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania, Gary Williamson

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