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

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

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Recent observations

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

meurkc

Date

February 3, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

heidigaissert

Date

January 3, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Metasequoia Avenue on the island of Mainau in Lake Constance.
The trees were grown from a specimen the nursery staff had obtained from the botanical gardens in Kiew (GB) in 1952.

The pictures show the trees during their dormant phase and include close-ups of bark, branches, and shed needles.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 14, 2016 02:29 PM EST

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No photos or sounds

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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kerrywininger

Date

November 22, 2015 11:39 AM MST

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Armstrong Woods; introduced

Photos / Sounds

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

meurkc

Date

December 26, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

garden woodland

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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misserika

Date

December 19, 2015 08:02 AM BRST

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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dkinto

Date

December 4, 2015 10:06 PM EST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

December 6, 2015 09:45 AM NZDT

Place

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Description

@tony_wills got more photos of this tree, see his observation.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

misserika

Date

December 6, 2015 02:05 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

misserika

Date

December 6, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 6, 2015 09:34 AM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

mrchasse

Date

November 26, 2015 04:03 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single individual. Coast redwood was also planted nearby.

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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

    No range data available.