Definition of Sequoia sempervirens
1. Noun. Lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur; it flourishes in wet, rainy, foggy habitats.
Group relationships: Genus Sequoia
Generic synonyms: Redwood, Sequoia
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Literary usage of Sequoia sempervirens
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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"sequoia sempervirens Endlicher and 5. gigantea Decaisne are the only living representatives of a once larger and very widely distributed genus of the ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"sequoia sempervirens was discovered by Archibald Menzies in 1795, rediscovered by David Douglas in 1831. and soon after by Dr. Coulter. ..."
3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"sequoia sempervirens Endl. Nomenclature. (Sudworth.) Redwood (local and common Sequoia, California Redwood, name). Coast Redwood (local). ..."
4. Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University by Ethelyn Maria Tucker, Charles Sprague Sargent (1917)
"On heteromorphic organs of sequoia sempervirens. [San Francisco. 1896. ... Peirce, GJ Studies on the coast redwood, sequoia sempervirens End! ..."