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big tree:

see sequoiasequoia
, name for the redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and for the big tree, or giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), both huge, coniferous evergreen trees of the bald cypress family, and for extinct related species.
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Para Bruin, the rubber bear, climbed to a limb of the big tree, rolled himself into a ball, and dropped to the platform, whence he bounded up again to the limb.
Young girls, with flowers in their laps, sat under the wide-spreading boughs of a big tree. The blue smoke of wood fires spread in a thin mist above the high-pitched roofs of houses that had glistening walls of woven reeds, and all round them rough wooden pillars under the sloping eaves.
There they found a big tree which lay felled on the ground, and close by the trunk something was jumping backwards and forwards in the grass, but they could not make out what it was.
He climbed to the top of a hill and lay down in the grass, and as he thought under the shadow of a big tree. But it was no tree he leant against, but a gallows on which two ravens were seated.
They said all right, but before they left they sent one of the grandsons to climb a big tree in the barnyard, where he tied the demijohn sixty feet from the ground.
Snohomish, WA, August 13, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Big Trees Inc., (https://bigtreesupply.com/), a tree sales and transplant company, helped install a large Japanese Maple into a landscape for their clients under short notice, and the project went off without a hitch.
on Saturday, April 28, Extension forester Chris Evans will present In Search of Big Trees program.
The National Big Tree Program was established that same year and the national register of American Forests Champion Trees --then called the American Big Trees Report--was published the following year.
GIANT TREES OF WESTERN AMERICA AND THE WORLD is his attempt to document those which remain and provides a catalog of the West's big trees of all species, from BC's 400- plus foot Lynn Valley fir to the massive redwoods of California.
John Muir called them "the greatest of living things." California's giant sequoias--also known simply as "the big trees"--have outlived millennia of ecological and cultural change on the west side of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
To steady big trees, they wedge them into washtubs, or set them into rock-filled 5-gallon buckets or in oil-changing pans mounted to plywood bases.
Snohomish, WA, July 19, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Big Trees Inc., (https://bigtreesupply.com/), a tree sales and transplant company in the Seattle area, was approached by a new client and was asked to help with a transplanting project involving a number of large palm trees.