Also called giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Sierran redwood, and Wellingtonia.  Part of cypress  family Cupressaceae.

Native to the western slopes of the 🗻︎ Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.

"Dozens of giant sequoias in California are thought to be between 3000 and 3500 years old." [1]

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16 spectacular facts about giant sequoias

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