Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides

I found this article on one of my favorite trees at the Dave’s Garden website.  RR

By Kelli Kallenborn (Kelli)

The dawn redwood is a living fossil. The genus Metasequoia was thought to be extinct for millions of years. Imagine the excitement in the plant science world when living Metasequoia glyptostroboides (dawn redwoods) were discovered in the 1940s in China.

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