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Plant of the week #1

Plant of the week #1 - The leaves on the branch were fairly...

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Plant of the Week #1 Common Name: Coastal Redwood Scientific Name: Sequoia sempervirens Naming Authority: Stephan Friedrich Ladislaus Endlicher (1804-1849) Plant Observation: The Coastal Redwood that this cutting came from was quite young and about 6 to 7 feet tall with multiple branches. The Redwood was an aesthetically pleasing evergreen color and was found in Upper Campus behind the College 9 apartments.
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Unformatted text preview: The leaves on the branch were fairly thin, some with budding flowers, and others even had multiple cones at their tips. The surrounding trees were about the same height, if not just a foot or two smaller. Along these smaller trees, were much larger Redwoods which tops’ couldn’t be seen from the base of the tree itself. Phyllotaxy: Alternate...
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  • Winter '08
  • Dunkin&Parker
  • sequoia, Pinophyta, Humboldt County, California, Redwood National and State Parks, Stephan Friedrich Ladislaus Endlicher

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