Calflora
Taxon  Report   7532    
Sequoiadendron giganteum  (Lindl.) J. Buchholz
Giant sequoia,  Sierra redwood, big tree
Sequoiadendron giganteum, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Sequoiadendron
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Americus giganteus
PLANTS: Sequoia gigantea
PLANTS: Sequoia wellingtonia
More information about  Sequoiadendron giganteum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SEGI2)

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


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2019).