Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Metasequoia glyptostroboides
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    • Dawn Redwood

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Recent observations

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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harumkoh

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November 16, 2013 02:03 PM JST

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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jznathan

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January 26, 2015 11:26 AM PST

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dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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Square

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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charlieandkirby

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January 20, 2015 12:27 PM CST

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Description

Rugged bark of the Dawn Redwood's base at the Morton Arboretum

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alexandra717

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January 19, 2015 02:36 PM PST

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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jaclyn2

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January 13, 2015 11:09 AM PST

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Deciduous, not currently in leaf. White Plaza. Some cones remain on tree despite the fact that all leaves have fallen.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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jaclyn2

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January 12, 2015 01:00 PM PST

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White plaza. Deciduous redwood; interesting cones/fruits left on tree

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Square

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Dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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camelcreek

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October 4, 2014

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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tzaylortay

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January 9, 2015 09:37 AM PST

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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abandimere

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January 9, 2015 09:37 AM PST

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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savvy

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November 13, 2014

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Description from Wikipedia

Metasequoia glyptostroboides, the dawn redwood, is a fast-growing, critically endangered coniferous tree, the sole living species of the genus Metasequoia, one of three species in the subfamily Sequoioideae. It is native to the Sichuan-Hubei region of China. Although shortest of the redwoods, it grows to at least 200 ft (61 m) in height.

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Conservation Summary

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