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The World's Tallest Tree Is Hiding Somewhere In California
The Stratosphere Giant by James Balog via Robert Krulwich, npr: 369' high, roughtly twice the size of the Statue of Liberty (minus the foundation), the people who discovered it have never revealed its true location, which is somewhere in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. #Tree
Sequoioideae is a subfamily in the family Cupressaceae, with three genera. John Steinbeck wrote about the redwood, "The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always. No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree. The feeling they produce is not transferable. From them comes silence and awe. It's not only their unbelievable stature, nor the color which seems to shift and vary under your eyes, no, they are not like any trees we know...