coast redwood

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Recent Examples on the Web The coast redwood is more slender and is native near the Pacific Ocean in Northern California. Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2021 The coast redwood is more slender and is native near the Pacific Ocean in Northern California. Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2021 The coast redwood is more slender and is native near the Pacific Ocean in Northern California. Brian Melley, ajc, 2 Nov. 2021 Mailliard Ranch contains the largest coast redwood forest under private family ownership. Vanessa Arredondo, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Feb. 2021 One of three redwood species, the giant sequoia is not the world’s tallest tree; that crown belongs to its northern cousin, the coast redwood. Thayer Walker, Scientific American, 29 Dec. 2016 But now that it’s been mapped for both the sequoia and coast redwood genome, there are all sorts of opportunities that can grow from that. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, 25 Sep. 2020 And, unlike the coast redwood that can sprout again after a fire as long as most of their bark is intact — giant sequoias, not so much. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, 25 Sep. 2020 California’s oldest state park, home to coast redwood trees as tall as skyscrapers and dating back to the Roman Empire, suffered extensive damage in this month’s massive fires. Francine Kiefer, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of coast redwood

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coast redwood was circa 1897

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28 Nov 2021

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“Coast redwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coast%20redwood. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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