Common Name: swamp cottonwood
Scientific Name: Populus heterophylla
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 118 in.
Height: 106 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2012
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Comments: Was measured at 256 points in 2004, probably incorrect.
Became state champ in 2019 when former state and national champ in Southampton County died.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Milton & Betty Munkeby
GPS Coordinates: 36.60865, -76.27947
Directions: The tree is located about 50 yards into the swamp from Bunch Walnut Rd. Map on file. Bring waders.
Owner Address: 920 Via Del Monte
Polos Verdes, CA 90274
Owner Phone: 757 450-4396
Contact Name: Mr. Byron Carmean
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson