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Cryptomeria japonicaJapanese Cedar, SugiTaxodiaceaeC. fortunei. Cupressus japonica.01
Cunninghamia lanceolataChinese FirTaxodiaceaeC. sinensis. Pinus lanceolata.02
Glyptostrobus pensilisChinese Swamp CypressTaxodiaceaeG. heterophyllus. G. lineatus. G. sinensis. Taxodium heterophyllum. Thuja pensilis.02
Metasequoia glyptostroboidesDawn RedwoodTaxodiaceae 00
Sequoia sempervirensCoastal Redwood, Redwood, California Redwood, Coast RedwoodTaxodiaceaeTaxodium sempervirens. Sequoia semperviriens (misspelt)01
Sequoiadendron giganteumBig Tree, Giant sequoia, Giant Redwood, Sierra RedwoodTaxodiaceaeS. gigantea. S. wellingtonia. S. wellingtoniana. Wellingtonia gigantea. W. californica.00
Taxodium distichumSwamp Cypress, Bald cypress, Common Bald CypressTaxodiaceaeCupressus disticha.01
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