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

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  • German
    • Wassertanne
    • Metasequoie
    • Chinesisches Rotholz
    • Urweltmammutbaum
  • Scientific Names
    • Metasequoia glyptostroboides
  • English
    • Dawn Redwood

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

daledanley

Date

July 27, 2015 12:43 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Many trees planted in a long row.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

curiousbynature

Date

June 6, 2009 01:23 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dawn Redwood (or Water Larch) (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

curiousbynature

Date

October 29, 2010 07:40 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

majo00

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3. - Upper Garden

Beside the duck pond this lovely tree in its' autumn colours.

CULTIVATED.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

nzwide

Date

March 16, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dawn redwood

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

qyxe

Date

June 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

kiwifergus

Date

May 27, 2015 12:11 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

18-24

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

andy_donaldson

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tree, approximately 12-15 feet tall. Oppositely-arranged pinnately compound clusters of flat, deciduous needles. Trunk is red/brown with a cracked look to the bark. Branches are slightly upswept. New growth at twig termini.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

stantonb

Date

April 18, 2015 02:28 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Look to be around 15-20 years old

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

kiwifergus

Date

May 13, 2015 12:56 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

April 21, 2015 12:23 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Growing not far from the garden.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

johnsteel

Date

April 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Several young amenity trees

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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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