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Imagine a landscape where redwood-like metasequoias towered over the hills; slim alder-like trees, ginkgos and vines dwelled at the forest margins; and lush ferns, cycads and horsetails packed the swamps.
The idea was to make a film about Northern California, where the sisters grew up wandering in a redwood forest just outside Santa Cruz.
On August 21st, an eclipse will sweep across the United States, from the redwood forests of Oregon to the shores of South Carolina.
The amount of rainfall and perfect ecological conditions conspire to create some of the largest trees in the world, outside of the redwoods of California.
Take Big Sur, an olfactory portrait of redwood canyons and crackling campfires.
Acidic soils such as near pine or redwood trees produce blue flowers; alkaline soils (such as heavy clay) prompt the flowers to be pink.
The three-bedroom, 1,800-square-foot home boasts 100-foot redwood trees, a gazebo, shed, machine shop, and a four-car garage, according to the real estate listing.
In other words, some of these ancient trees, growing in a forest eons before humans arrived, rivaled the redwoods in size.
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First Known Use of redwood
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Definition of redwood for English Language Learners
: a very tall evergreen tree
: the wood of a redwood
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