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

Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

 

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

nzwide

Date

March 16, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dawn redwood

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

qyxe

Date

June 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

kiwifergus

Date

May 27, 2015 12:11 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

18-24

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

andy_donaldson

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tree, approximately 12-15 feet tall. Oppositely-arranged pinnately compound clusters of flat, deciduous needles. Trunk is red/brown with a cracked look to the bark. Branches are slightly upswept. New growth at twig termini.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

stantonb

Date

April 18, 2015 02:28 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Look to be around 15-20 years old

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

kiwifergus

Date

May 13, 2015 12:56 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

April 21, 2015 12:23 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Growing not far from the garden.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

johnsteel

Date

April 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Several young amenity trees

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

vgorener

Date

April 1, 2015 01:54 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Woody, deciduous mature tree,
approximately 50' tall, 20-25 ' width, narrowly conical shaped crown, dbh is around 40-45 cm,
pale brownish orang looking bark, exfoliating, darker flakes looks like vertical lines, fissured,
ascending branches, branchlets are pendulous, bright medium brown,
winter buds present, 3-6 mm, yellowish brown scales, opposite lateral branchlets, alternating leaf scars.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

rudyard

Date

March 7, 2015 02:35 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Date

March 7, 2015 11:39 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)
View all observations

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.

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

    No range data available.