coast redwood

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Aside from coast redwoods, Roosa brought seeds for loblolly pines from the South, Douglas fir from the Northwest, and sycamores, which grow all over the country but especially in the Northeast and the Midwest. Los Angeles Times, "Where to find California’s moon trees, grown from seeds taken aboard an Apollo mission," 20 July 2019 Sempervirens Fund, named for the Latin word for coast redwood, Sequoia Sempervirens, in 2010 purchased 33 acres for the project on the site of a former Christmas tree farm. Paul Rogers, The Mercury News, "Castle Rock State Park: Grand new $8.7 million entrance opens to public," 1 Aug. 2019 In the canopy of a 300-foot old-growth coast redwood, the going gets weird. NBC News, "Cloning giant redwoods could help combat climate change," 28 July 2019 Today’s shapers craft surfboards with modern materials such as polyurethane foam or with wood such as balsa and coast redwood. Mark Thiessen, National Geographic, "Surfboard shapers hone the means to catch a perfect wave," 22 July 2019 Moon trees planted in California, coast redwoods all, still stand. Los Angeles Times, "Where to find California’s moon trees, grown from seeds taken aboard an Apollo mission," 20 July 2019 Even today, only about a quarter of the coast redwood habitat is protected from commercial logging and development. CBS News, "Mapping the genome of redwoods," 1 July 2018 The crown of Hyperion, a roughly 600-year-old coast redwood tree, rises more than 379 feet from its base on a steep slope in a remote part of Redwood National Park, just north of Eureka in Humboldt County. Robert Earle Howells, SFChronicle.com, "Should we hide the locations of Earth’s greatest trees?," 3 July 2018 Correspondent Lee Cowan visits California's Big Basin Redwoods State Park to report on a movement to map the genome of the coast redwood tree and its relative, the giant sequoia, in order to restore old-growth forests. CBS News, "This week on "Sunday Morning" (July 1)," 26 June 2018

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circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

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