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 and is endemic (limited) to California.
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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

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 29, 2020).