"cape scott tree" - photo by tristan rayner - tree near san joseph's bay in cape scott national park, mt. waddington on vancouver island, british columbia, canada; an example of the creativity that can be found in nature
Trees can take on some interesting shapes as they grow. This cypress in the Congaree National Park once straddled the stump of another fallen tree. The stump has since rotted away to leave the cypress in an interesting position. - Photo via Leo Rose
Giant Sequoias [wiki] (Sequoiadendron giganteum), which only grow in Sierra Nevada, California, are the world's biggest trees (in terms of volume). The biggest is General Sherman [wiki] in the Sequoia National Park - one behemoth of a tree at 275 feet m)
(CALIFORNIA) The General Grant tree is the largest giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in the General Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park in California and the third largest tree in the world.