How the giant sequoia protects itself — Natural History Wanderings

News Release from Freiburg University A three-dimensional network of fibers makes the bark resistant to fire and rock fall The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) has developed effective strategies to protect itself against external influences in its natural environment in the Sierra Nevada. Its bark ensures that the tree survives wild fires and rock fall almost […]

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