Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Synonyms for Sequoiadendron giganteum

extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California

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A still-imposing if toppled specimen of Sequoiadendron giganteum, the giant redwood was "discovered" 150 years ago, and the world has never been the same.
A far more imposing organism than the blue whale (weighing around 400,000 pounds), this living entity is reportedly more than three times heavier than the world's most massive Sequoiadendron giganteum tree in the Sierra Nevadas of California.
The giant sequoia's botanical name - once Sequoia giganteum - has been changed to Sequoiadendron giganteum because botanists now recognize too many differences between the two trees to include them in the same genus.
Another type of redwood - Sequoiadendron giganteum - grows at Kew Gardens near London, and holds a place in the hearts of many British gardeners as one of the most majestic trees in the world.
The mile-long signed North Grove Trail introduces you to Sequoiadendron giganteum and other large trees.
Sequoiadendron giganteum grows in a 250-mile-long, 15-mile-wide range on the central and southern Sierra Nevada's western slope, often along natural watersheds and in places where snowmelt provides moisture into summer.