Dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)
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Latin (scientific) name: Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Common English name: Dawn redwood
French name: Métaséquoia de Chine
Originated in China and frequently planted in Europe and North America.
Existed only in fossil records until some were found living in China in 1945.
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
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