Tree Information

Common Name: black oak

Scientific Name: Quercus velutina

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3153

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 324 in.

Height: 118 ft.

Crown: 82 ft.

Points: 463

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

Date First Measured: 2023

Comments: This tree has some storm damage in its top, but has recovered well. This did reduce its height and crown.

D. Kania 12/01/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach

State Map

Land Owner: City of Virginia Beach

Directions: This tree is in a wooded wetland area near West Neck Creek in Virginia Beach. Shipps Corner Rd is the North boundary, Drakesmile Rd is the East boundary, Dam Neck Rd is the southern boundary. Tree is approximately 250' North of Dam Neck Rd.


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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