Tree Information

Common Name: star magnolia

Scientific Name: Magnolia stellata

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 3182

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 142 in.

Height: 29 ft.

Crown: 52 ft.

Points: 184

Date Last Measured: 2023

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

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree is very healthy and vigorous. It has been pruned back from the overhead power lines. Trunk circumference was measured at 1' due to multiple leaders spreading out very low.

D. Kania 11/18/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Newport News

State Map

Land Owner: Sue Knolling

GPS Coordinates: 37.01180, -76.42210

Directions: This address is at the junction of Briarfield Rd and Chestnut Avenue in Newport News, VA. The tree is in the front yard on the NW corner. Take Briarfield Rd from Jefferson Avenue and it is on the left.

Owner Address: 1013 Briarfield Rd

Newport News, VA 23605

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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