Noun(1) either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
(1) As a result of a picture in that issue of a sequoia with many others around it that were dwarfs in comparison, we planned a late April trip to Sequoia National Park to check this out.(2) Visit here on Dec. 14 and participate in the annual trek to the General Grant Tree, the third-largest sequoia in the United States.(3) In an essay on a giant sequoia tree, for example, the editors deleted a phrase that compared the sequoia 's shape to that of a Christmas tree because the analogy was considered religious and might be offensive to non-Christians.(4) He notes carefully the distinctive qualities of particular specimens of goldcup oak, Douglas spruce, yellow pine, silver fir, and sequoia .(5) For over 25 years I was the leading redwood appraiser for the Save the Redwoods League in its acquisition contributions to both coastal and inland sequoias .(6) At 1,540 acres, this was once the world's largest privately owned grove of sequoias .(7) There are these trees called sequoias in the west of my country and they grow to be about as big as those pines.(8) For example, sequoias , with the genetic potential to grow to heights in excess of 300 feet in the climate of the coastal Pacific, would not do so in other parts of the country.(9) Because in front of you, spread along the Merced Valley are a series of vast walls of granite, the biggest being El Capitan - The Captain - soaring for 3,000 ft above the meadows, dwarfing the park's famous sequoias .(10) We'll follow in Muir's footsteps through the awesome groves in the new monument - the last major sequoias to be protected.(11) But fires can kill when flames reach the crowns of smaller trees and leap from there to the limbs of the sequoias , high above the ground.(12) Throughout the landscape stand stately trees thick enough to remind me of California's sequoias , their massive roots winding over the earth.(13) Wander through a moody grove of ancient sequoias on an easy 1/2-mile loop.(14) I thus conclude with three literary evocations of sequoias , which make different but related points.(15) James, real quickly, we've mentioned the sequoias , but lately haven't talked about the importance of these trees.(16) Despite John Muir's attempts to have this grove added to Yosemite National Park; it was partially logged in the late 1800s; as a result, massive stumps of felled sequoias stand next to towering giants.
(1) giant sequoia :: sequoia tinoese
1. redwood ::
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