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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In July of that year, California Representative William Vandever introduced a bill that would set aside and protect a prominent group of giant sequoias (Sierra redwoods, Sequoia gigantea) as a public park.
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).
Sequoia gigantea has a normal life expectancy of 1,000 to 1,500 years.