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September 2016

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Cupressaceae

Sequoiadendron giganteum – The Giant Sequoia

Sequoiadendron giganteum Giant Sequoia trees are the largest growing tree varieties of all trees. They can easily reach a height of 300 feet. They are commonly called as redwoods.  They are non-flowering conifer trees that prefer to grow in colder climates! Taxonomy Kingdom: Plantae Division: Pinophyta Class: Pinopsida Order: Pinales Family: Cupressaceae Subfamily: Sequoioideae Genus: Sequoiadendron Species: S. giganteum Anatomy The Sequoia trees will have a red bark (Trunk) as the name suggests "Redwoods"! Their leaves are
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