coast redwood


Examples of coast redwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The coast redwood forest had been publicly owned, but was transferred to private ownership with the Timber and Stone Act of 1878. Jim Robbins Ian C. Bates, New York Times, 15 Aug. 2023 The giant coast redwood, thought to be about 2,000 years old, is the last old-growth redwood remaining on a 394-acre property above the Russian River in Guerneville. Cari Spencer, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 The Sequoia sempervirens, or coast redwood, entered a sort of plant limbo in the darkness, neither growing nor showing visible signs of decline. Corinne Purtill, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2023 Last week’s extreme winds caused one section of a large coast redwood tree to shear off while another part catapulted onto a bamboo grove and a legendary buckeye tree. Annie Vainshtein, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Mar. 2023 To curb the theft of other species, the Forest Service and Adventure Scientists are working on new databases for other species commonly stolen from public land, including western red cedar, Alaska yellow cedar, coast redwood, and black walnut. Lauren Markham, Harper's Magazine, 1 July 2022 Growing to nearly 370 feet tall, coast redwoods live up to 2,000 years old in northern California and southwest Oregon coast. Jill K. Robinson, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Mar. 2023 The coast redwoods are shrouded in cool fog in summer, but that weather also brings the most crowds. Jill K. Robinson, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Mar. 2023 The tip-to-tip height of the scroll is the height of a small coast redwood, one of the defining trees of Powers’s book. Nina MacLaughlin,, 24 Nov. 2022 See More

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First Known Use

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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“Coast redwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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