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

nealramus2

Date

February 25, 2014 09:36 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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jeankoch

Date

March 28, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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guiltyascharged

Date

March 2, 2014 11:43 AM PST

Description

Dawn redwood I believe...

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Observer

npdoty

Date

November 8, 2013

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Date

December 31, 2013

Description

Árbol con hojas lineraes, en proceso de perderlas por estación invernal.

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

james3

Date

December 18, 2013

Description

Although this and the previous tree were both planted by Park staff, it's still pretty interesting to be able to see all three extant Redwood species together in one place.

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stelleri5

Date

November 15, 2013 12:31 PM IRKT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

redwoodray

Date

November 10, 2013

Place

Graton Ca. (Google, OSM)

Description

Appears to be a healthy tree in a backyard setting. Leaves and cones similar to Coastal live Redwood but the Dawn Redwood is deciduous and the leaves are falling to the ground.

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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ryanmykita

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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ryanmykita

Date

the past

Place

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What

Dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

ryanmykita

Date

October 26, 2013 02:46 PM PDT

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Observer

seoyounglee001

Date

October 14, 2013

Description

Life form: tree
Leaf attachment: two needle-like leaves per node
Leaf shape: needle-like
Color: green
Fruit characteristics: a fruit has a lip-like hole on the surface. It has a very unique shape. It is green.

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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.