Taxon  Report   7532 
Sequoiadendron giganteum  (Lindley) Buchholz
Giant sequoia,  Sierra redwood, big tree
Sequoiadendron giganteum
© 2003 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Sequoiadendron giganteum
© Webber 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Sequoiadendron giganteum
© Robert Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Sequoiadendron giganteum, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Sequoiadendron giganteum
© Nick Kurzenko
Genus: Sequoiadendron
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Americus giganteus
PLANTS: Sequoia gigantea
PLANTS: Sequoia wellingtonia
More information about  Sequoiadendron giganteum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Photo Tour:  Institute for Redwood Ecology, Humboldt State University.

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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