Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood) is a species of tree in the family Cupressaceae. It is listed as endangered by IUCN. It has simple, spine leaf leaves and yellow flowers. It is a photoautotroph.
Definition: A taxon is Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the
criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
Definition: A color hue with medium wavelength of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between orange and green, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 570 to 590 nanometers.
Definition: A depression caused by erosion by water or ice. Low-lying land bordered by higher ground; especially elongate, relatively large gently sloping depressions of the Earth's surface, commonly situated between two mountains or between ranges of hills or mountains, and often containing a stream with an outlet.
Definition: The minimum tolerable temperature is the lowest temperature recorded in the plant’s historical range. If this is not available, the record low January temperature recorded at climate stations within the current geographical range of the plant is used. This definition does not apply to summer annuals.