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Giant Sequoia
Sequoiadendron giganteum

Location: 37141 Second St.
Park: Niles Elementary School
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen conifer native to California. Trees are a grey-green with short cedar like needles and thick red bark. Locally, these trees can be 100' tall with a 25' spread. Giant Sequoias are the largest trees in the world and are some of the oldest at over 3,300 years.

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Illustration by Hugh Danaher