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.

Bloom Period
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


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:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).