Globally critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Metasequoia glyptostroboides
  • English
    • Dawn Redwood

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Recent observations

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What

dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 11, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Vegetation survey of Pengxi River drawdown zone; Day 2 Near Park headquarters - 2 m of water

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Square

What

Dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

ncmns

Date

October 17, 2014 09:31 AM EDT

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

July 2, 2014

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meurkc

Date

October 7, 2012

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Description

fresh downwardly curving pinnate leaves, arranged oppositely on branchlets

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

msloan

Date

October 9, 2014 09:15 PM EDT

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Description

about 5 feet tall, in a backyard, gymnosperm

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jbowers

Date

October 1, 2014 04:10 PM EDT

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Description

Found in Northeastern ohio. By my front yard. 120 feet tall.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

damontighe

Date

September 28, 2014 08:11 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Date

October 2, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Date

October 2, 2014

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dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

will3

Date

the past

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

meurkc

Date

September 12, 2014

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Description

Pagoda enclosure

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kennykim710

Date

July 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Originally from China, this redwood was thought to be extinct, but was rediscovered in 1947. This species is the smallest of the redwoods, and is now grown all over the world.

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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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