A Remarkable baldcypress

Tree Information
Common Name: baldcypress
Scientific name: Taxodium distichum
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: Editor's note: This tree died soon after it was nominated, but still can bee seen as a magnificent standing dead tree. This is the largest tree in Virginia, believed to be in excess of 1,500 years old. The tree, and the old-growth cypress-tupelo swamp of which it is a part, was discovered in 2005 by Byron Carmean and Gary Fleming.
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Nominator: Byron Carmean and Gary Fleming
Location of Tree
County/City: Southampton
Name of tree owner: International Paper
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