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.
Life form: tree
Leaf attachment: two needle-like leaves per node
Leaf shape: needle-like
Fruit characteristics: a fruit has a lip-like hole on the surface. It has a very unique shape. It is green.
Life form: Tree
Leaf attachment: opposite
Leaf shape: compound
Leaf form: needle-like
Leaf arrangement: one needle-like leaf per node
Many trees, including young ones growing along the lake edge.
30 foot high tree with purple tinged fruits and nearly 1 inch long narrow linear leaves that were flexible. Seen close to a river.
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.