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Sequoia

Sequoia, genus including the two largest trees, the redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), both found only in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Only the bristlecone pine lives longer. The largest living organism in the world is the General Sherman giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park, which is over 270 ft (82 m) high with a circumference at the base of over 100 ft (30.5 m).

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