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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park

Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Redwood National Park.
Sequoia sempervirons grow along the northern California coast.

Redwoods and Sequoias Compared
Redwood TreeREDWOODS
Sequoia sempervirons
Height: to 367.8 ft.
Age: to 2,000 years
Weight: to 1.6 million lbs.
Bark: to 12 in. thick
Branches: to 5 ft. diameter
Bases: to 22 ft. diameter
Reproduce: by seed or sprout
Seed size: like tomato seeds
Cone size: like a large olive
Grow on northern
 California coast
Sequoia TreeSEQUOIAS
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Height: to 311 ft.
Age: to 3,200 years
Weight: to 2.7 million lbs.
Bark: to 31 in. thick
Branches: to 8 ft. diameter
Bases: to 40 ft. diameter
Reproduce: by seed only
Seed size: like oat flakes
Cone size: like chicken eggs
Grow in Sierra
A third type of redwood, the Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) is native to China.

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