Dawn redwood

Dawn redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

  • Leaves opposite
  • Tree deciduous
  • Each branch has an "armpit" or rounded depression below where it attaches to trunk
Dawn redwood
Dawn redwood

Coast redwood

Coast redwood

Sequoia sempervirens

  • Leaves alternate
  • Tree evergreen
  • Branches do not have "armpits"
Coast redwood

Bald cypress

Bald cypress

Taxodium distichum

  • Leaves alternate
  • Tree deciduous
  • Branches do not have "armpits"
Bald cypress
Bald cypress

Montezuma bald cypress

Montezuma bald cypress

Taxodium huegelii

  • Leaves alternate
  • Tree semi-evergreen
  • Branches do not have "armpits"
Montezuma bald cypress
Montezuma bald cypress