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16 Spectacular Facts About Giant Sequoias

Breyer, M. (2021, April 14). 16 Spectacular Facts About Giant Sequoias. Treehugger.

Nestled in a small pocket on the western slopes of California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range are some of the planet’s most superlative trees: Sequoiadendron giganteum, the giant sequoias. One of three members of the Sequoioideae subfamily of the cypress family, the giant sequoias and their cousins Sequoia sempervirens, the coastal redwoods, hold the records for largest and tallest trees in the world, respectively. What other secrets do these gentle giants have to tell? To continue reading, follow the link above.