Sequoia gigantea


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Noun1.Sequoia gigantea - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in CaliforniaSequoia gigantea - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
sequoia, redwood - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
genus Sequoiadendron, Sequoiadendron - giant sequoias; sometimes included in the genus Sequoia; until recently placed in the Taxodiaceae
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Ansel Adams's Sequoia Gigantea Roots, Yosemite National Park, California c1950 (top), New Street Station, Birmingham 2000 by John Davies (above), and Lavu, Karasjok, Lapland, 69 Degrees North by Phil Brooks (top left).
Many experts consider redwoods' close cousin, the Sequoia gigantea, or California Big Tree, to be one of the most impressive trees on earth.