Sequoia sempervirens


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Noun1.Sequoia sempervirens - lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big SurSequoia sempervirens - lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur; it flourishes in wet, rainy, foggy habitats
genus Sequoia - redwoods; until recently considered a genus of a separate family Taxodiaceae
sequoia, redwood - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
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We stepped up our campaigns to protect the giants, most successfully in our years' long push to expand existing state parks (like Del Norte Coast Redwoods) and create a federally protected preserve for the Sequoia sempervirens of California's far north coast--an effort rewarded with the opening of Redwood National Park in 1968.
The coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) share more than their immensity and co-occupation of California.
These ancient trees, Sequoia sempervirens, can live for 1,200 to 1,800 years and soar as high as 379 feet, making them the Se liv an fee tallest tree species on Earth.
The world''s tallest tree is California's coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) The world''s oldest-growing tree is a bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata)