|B. Dawn Redwood|
Location: West sideof Fleming Hall, Pollock Wing
It was believed that this genus only existedin the fossil record until living specimens were identified in China in1945. Now becoming widespread in Canada as a landscape tree. Unique amongthe conifers for having 2-ranked, flattened, opposite leaves. Althoughconsidered a coniferous tree, the dawn redwood exhibits a deciduous lifestylein that it loses its needles annually.
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