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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   CAS-BOT80280   (barcode number)  image_link (to be added soon)
Original Accession No.  ?   DS321022
Determination  ?   Sequoia sempervirens 
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Sequoia sempervirens    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Sequoia sempervirens 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit tree 
Collector & Number  ?   Shapovalov, Leo  s.n.
Formatted Date (MM DD YYYY) ?  September 03 1948 
County (verbatim)  ?   Mendocino 
Locality  ?   between Indian Creek and Signal Creek drainage (tributaries of Garcia River)  
Notes  ?   This specimen was picked from the luxuriant white growth about 2 feet high which circumvented a dead Coast Redwood with a single trunk about 6 ft. tall. Mr. Butch Zeni of nearby Zeni Ranch told me that this latter tree had been killed by a forest fire five or six years previously. He stated that prior to the fire the entire tree had possessed all-white foliage. The new growth stemming from the base of the dead trunk was all white in life; no individual green foliage was detected, or any shade of green in the white growth. Many normal redwoods were growing in close proximity to the aberrant individual. Mr. Zeni told me that another White Redwood, about 4 or 6 ft. tall, was to be found near a ranch house in the general area. It was his understanding that only about five specimens were in existence in California. He knew of none more than about 6 feet in height. He stated that attempts to grow transplanted portions of the trees had been unsuccessful, but that in water the foliage retained its white color for a considerable time. 
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