Vegetation survey of Pengxi River drawdown zone; Day 2 Near Park headquarters - 2 m of water
fresh downwardly curving pinnate leaves, arranged oppositely on branchlets
about 5 feet tall, in a backyard, gymnosperm
Found in Northeastern ohio. By my front yard. 120 feet tall.
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.