A Remarkable dawn redwood

Tree Information
Common Name: dawn redwood
Scientific name: Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Category: Other
Notes: These two trees grow near James Blair dormitory on the William and Mary campus and an are part of a collection of species on the campus that exemplify Dr. J. T. Baldwin's belief that "a collection of planta at an academic institution should be comparable ot that of a collection of books in the library. They are that important."
Best time to photograph: any time but winter; best time would be when nearby Virginia magnolia is in bloom (May?)
Nominator: Cannon Binns
Location of Tree
County/City: Williamsburg
Name of tree owner: College of William and Mary
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