Location: Alvarado-Niles Blvd. @ Hartnell St.
Native to: California
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Evergreen, native to coast ranges from Oregon to California. This the California state tree. The redwood perpetuates itself by sprouting. After a fire a redwood tree often sends out sprouts around the base of its trunk, forming the redwood rings which are so common in the sequoia forests.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Philip Eaker