Tree Information

Common Name: shining sumac

Scientific Name: Rhus copallinum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3152

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 28 in.

Height: 27 ft.

Crown: 28 ft.

Points: 62

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

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree seems especially healthy and sound. Trunk circumference was measured at 3' due to low form.

D. Kania 11/18/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Hampton

State Map

Land Owner: Langley Air Force Base

Directions: After entering Langley Air Force base, proceed to 19 Elm Street. The tree grows across the street from the Ryan Center in brushy area near marsh. It is has been flagged.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania and Gary Williamson

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