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At that point, the hospital hired tree experts and the sequoia has thrived despite living in the high desert.
So the 98-foot (30-meter) sequoia planted in 1912 and that’s in the way of a Boise hospital’s expansion is being uprooted and moved about a block to city property this weekend.
The community has been abuzz about the impending move of Idaho’s giant sequoia, slated to take place over the weekend.
In a decision praised by environmentalists but scorned by loggers, President Bill Clinton created this monument in 2000 covering about 328,000 acres of land in central California where the giant sequoia grows naturally.
In California, timber interests opposed creation of the Sequoia monument in Sequoia National Forest because Clinton banned commercial logging in and around nearly three dozen giant sequoia groves.
And as if that weren't enough, giant sequoia trees are sprinkled in, creating a setting that, simply put, belongs in a movie.
Although trees often fall in storms, sequoias are equipped for the long haul—
According to park rangers in the Northern California Pacific Coast forests, the redwoods and sequoias have an underground secret.
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Origin and Etymology of sequoia
New Latin, genus name, from Sequoya (George Guess)
First Known Use: circa 1866See Words from the same year
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Definition of sequoia for English Language Learners
: a very tall evergreen tree that grows in California
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