Tree Information

Common Name: eastern baccharis

Scientific Name: Baccharis halimifolia

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3211

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 30 in.

Height: 22 ft.

Crown: 18 ft.

Points: 57

Date Last Measured: 2024

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

Date First Measured: 2024

This tree appears quite healthy and grows out in marsh far enough to receive adequate sunlight. Trunk circumference was measured at 2.5' to avoid trunk flair.

D. Kania 02/03/2024

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Suffolk

State Map

Land Owner: Ben Rubinow (Star Creek LLC)

GPS Coordinates: 36.8037988, -76.5334516

Directions: From Sleepy Hole Rd in Suffolk, take Nansemond River Dr going west to Evan Circle (L) to Mintonville Point Dr (L) to the end of the road. The tree grows at edge of star creek at the location.

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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