Common Name: deerberry
Scientific Name: Vaccinium stamineum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 22 in.
Height: 7 ft.
Crown: 11 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Greg Zell
Date First Measured: 2007
Comments: Discovered by John Parrish and measured by Parrish and Greg Zell.
2017 update: The old-age shrub is very healthy and growing in an area where it should be safe from harm. While shrub is only 7' tall, some branches have grown down the cliff face for some distance. CBH measurement was taken at 1' to accommodate multiple branches rising above that height.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Arlington
Land Owner: National Park Service
GPS Coordinates: 38.925281, -77.113737
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Located on a cliff face above the Potomac River in north Arlington, near where Gulf Branch Stream enters the river. Because the specimen is growing in an ecologically sensitive site, the attached map only shows the general location. Off G.W. Memorial Parkway in north Arlington. This is an unsafe section of parkland for hiking.
Owner Address: G.W. Memorial Parkway
McLean, Va. 22101
Contact Name: Brent Steury
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Info: Measured in 2007 by Greg Zell and John Parrish
Original Nominator(s): Greg Zell
Other Nominators: John Parrish