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

September 12, 2014

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Description

Pagoda enclosure

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Observer

kennykim710

Date

July 27, 2014

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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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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 14, 2014

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Description

Cultivated Specimen. Planted recently from the looks of it.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

feline

Date

July 7, 2014 11:17 AM EDT

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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loloscheiner

Date

June 26, 2014 03:40 PM EDT

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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cmartin_85

Date

June 8, 2014 01:36 PM PDT

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Description

Next to Baker Hall; RM. 1849; Santa Rosa Junior College

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

wildmarin

Date

May 31, 2014 01:41 PM PDT

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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neodragonfly6

Date

November 16, 2013 04:40 PM PST

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Square

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cohanele

Date

May 20, 2014 11:53 AM PDT

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Observer

hbrigman

Date

May 8, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Place

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Description

Dawn redwood

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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dave-barry

Date

May 17, 2014

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

nealramus2

Date

February 25, 2014 09:36 AM PST

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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.