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Giant Sequoia

Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J. T. Buchholz

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Sequoiadendron giganteum (Giant Sequoia) is a species of tree in the family Cupressaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Western North America, United States, and California. They have simple, spine-shaped leaves, green flowers, and cones. Individuals can grow to 105 m.

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  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q22710
  • Definition: Seed-bearing organ on gymnosperm plants. A type of fruit, usually woody, ovoid to globular, including scales, bracts, or bracteoles arranged around a central axis, especially in conifers and cycads.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of giant sequoia. View this species on GBIF