Tree Information

Common Name: fragrant snowbell

Scientific Name: Styrax obassia

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 413

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 28 in.

Height: 23 ft.

Crown: 12 ft.

Points: 54

Date Last Measured: 2017

Last Measured by: Renee Frith

Date First Measured: 2006

Comments: Overall good health. Beginning to see minor thinning of canopy. Codom trunk with included bark above 2'.

R. Frith May-17

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Norfolk

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Land Owner: Norfolk Botanical Garden

GPS Coordinates: 36.90422, -76.20387

Directions: Norfolk Bot. Gardens Back of Administration Building in Fragrance Garden.

Owner Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd

Norfolk, VA

Owner Phone: 757-441-5830

Contact Information

Contact Name: Carl Simmons

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-441-5830 (ext. 4

Contact Info: Carl Simmons is Curator of Woody Plants. Paul Ziegler contact information in private comments.


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Ricky Lehman, Gary Williamson

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