Giant sequoia are the largest living trees on Earth and exist in only 73 groves scattered along the western slope of California's Sierra Nevadas--the last remnants of a vast Sequoiadendron
giganteum forest that, along with coast redwood ancestors, covered much of the northern hemisphere.
giganteum (the bulked-up Sierra Nevada brand)!
giganteum only exists within the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and the vast majority of groves--59 of them--are located in a 70-mile belt directly south of the Kings River Canyon.
The coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron
giganteum) share more than their immensity and co-occupation of California.
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron
giganteum) trees of Sequoia National Park, California, are at risk from unnaturally severe fires related to fuels accumulating during the 1900s from exclusion of natural surface fires (Swetnam et al., 2009).
(redwood, coast cypress family)/ redwood, and Cupressaceae California redwood) (cypress family) Sequoiadendron
Taxodiaceae Heartwood and leaves gigante um (Lindl.) J.
Radial growth responses to gap creation in large, old Sequoiadendron
For more than 150 years, a clump of Sequoiadendron
Giganteum trees, commonly known as giant sequoia, had been growing in Normanby.
Seed cone and ovule ontogeny in Metasequoia, Sequoia and Sequoiadendron
(2) It should be noted here that the coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant redwoods (Sequoiadendron
giganteum) are separate varieties that were both exhibited in the East.
Yr enw gwyddonol arnyn nhw ydi Sequoiadendron
giganteum, ac enwau Saesneg arnyn nhw ydi'r giant sequoia a'r Sierra redwood.
Anyone who has walked in the towering groves of the giant redwoods of California, Sequoiadendron
giganteum, and lowered their voice to an awed whisper would recognize something approaching the holiness of the great cathedrals, although they might not agree that "sacred trees and sacred things do not have a place in a consumer society."