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1. The giant sequoia.
2. Either of two similar trees, the redwood or the dawn redwood.

[New Latin Sequoia, genus name, after Sequoya.]
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(Plants) either of two giant Californian coniferous trees, Sequoia sempervirens (redwood) or Sequoiadendron giganteum (formerly Sequoia gigantea) (big tree or giant sequoia): family Taxodiaceae
[C19: New Latin, named after Sequoya, known also as George Guess, (?1770–1843), American Indian scholar and leader]
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(sɪˈkwɔɪ ə)

n., pl. -quoi•as.
either of two large coniferous trees of California, Sequoiadendron giganteum or Sequoia sempervirens, both having reddish bark and reaching heights of more than 300 ft. (91 m).
[< New Latin (1847), after Sequoya]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequoia - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feetsequoia - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
cypress - wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
redwood - the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
California redwood, coast redwood, Sequoia sempervirens - lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur; it flourishes in wet, rainy, foggy habitats
big tree, giant sequoia, Sequoia gigantea, Sequoia Wellingtonia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sierra redwood - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
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[sɪˈkwɔɪə] Nsecoya f
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nMammutbaum m, → Sequoie f
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Addressing species that are fire adapted, he observes that it's only adult coastal redwoods that can withstand fires, and that ponderosa pine can survive only low-level fires.
In my travels I have encountered trees making a lasting impression from an island in Japan practicing nature worship, where a pine tree expands horizontally to a 600-year-old oak tree in New Jersey, dying from the effects of climate change, and sturdy tall coastal redwoods, where my neck cranes to see the tops of these lofty sentinels.
Stately coastal redwoods, among the tallest trees in the world, thrive in our region thanks to chilly air coming in off the Pacific Ocean and heavy rainfalls during the winter season.
I have just returned from an extended road trip through Northern California, and it was my first experience seeing the coastal redwoods. A rainy day spent in the groves led to questions about the history of these great trees.
Redwood & Coyote Peak Loop, Bothe-Napa Valley State Park HIKE For stunning Napa Valley views, follow this moderate trail along Ritchey Creek through coastal redwoods to the forested summit of Coyote Peak, then loop back via the South Fork Trail, a total of 4.5 miles.
Their tree collection includes ancient oaks, a Handkerchief Tree, so-called because the pure-white bracts it produces in spring look like waving handkerchiefs; and spectacular Giant and Coastal Redwoods.
Over 95 percent of California's coastal redwoods have been lost to logging and forest clearing.
Researchers from Humboldt State University and the University of California-Berkeley are looking for answers with a landmark study of coastal redwoods and sequoias.
(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.
Coastal redwoods put on volume three or four times as fast as Douglas fir, said Doug Wolf, a Douglas County forester.
I drank lots of wine, watched sunsets on the Pacific, hugged several coastal redwoods, and taught Scrabble to high school students.

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