Redwood


Redwood

Redwood may refer to:

* Family Cupressaceae (conifers)
** "Sequoia sempervirens" - Coast Redwood
** "Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia or Sierra Redwood
** "Metasequoia glyptostroboides" - Dawn Redwood
** "Cryptomeria japonica" - Sugi

* Family Pinaceae (conifers)
** The wood of Scots Pine ("Pinus sylvestris"), sometimes called 'redwood' in the timber trade

* Family Fabaceae (broadleaf)
** "Caesalpinia sappan" - East Indian Redwood, or Sapanwood tree (first called "brezel wood" in Europe)
** "Caesalpinia echinata" - South American Redwood, or Brazilwood tree

* Family Sterculiaceae (broadleaf)
** "Trochetiopsis erythroxylon" - St Helena Redwood

Redwood may also refer to:
* The Redwood Empire (also Redwood Coast or North Coast), a region of California that stretches from San Francisco to the Oregon coast

Parks

*Redwood National and State Parks, National Park in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, CA. In addition to federal parklands, the complex comprises Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.
*Muir Woods National Monument -- old-growth redwood park in California, sometimes meant when referring to "the redwoods" in California

Towns and districts

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*Redwood, New York
*Redwood, New Zealand
*Redwood, Oregon
*Redwood, Ottawa
*Redwood, Texas
*Redwood City, California
*Redwood County, Minnesota
*Redwood Falls Township, Minnesota
*Redwood Falls, Minnesota
*Redwood Shores, California

Other

* [http://www.rockisland.com/~irthlingz/store/redwoodsLyrics.htm Songs For The Redwoods]
*College of the Redwoods
*Redwood Library and Athenaeum
*Redwood Technologies
*Redwood Games
*Redwood Software
*Redwood , the callsign for Virgin America
*Redwood (band)
*"Redwood" (album), an album by Lúnasa
*"The Redwoods", a 1967 short documentary film
*Northern California Forest Advocate, one of original founders of Save The Redwoods-Boycott The Gap, and founder of Plight of the Redwoods Campaign 1998-2001; [http://www.treesfoundation.org/publications/article-24] , [http://www.ithaca.edu/buzzsaw/archive_trees.htm] [http://www.gapsucks.org/gwa/history/08-plight/] [http://www.earthfilms.org/havc/campaigns_videos/timbergap/redwoodmary.html] [http://www.satyamag.com/sept00/redwoodmar.html] [http://wetlands-preserve.org/old/northamerican.htm]


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