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.The tree named General Sherman is a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) tree located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, California. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on Earth.[1]

Wawona Tree ~ "Mariposa Grove is a sequoia grove located near Wawona, California, United States, in the southernmost part of Yosemite National Park. It is the largest grove of Giant Sequoias in the park, with several hundred mature examples of the tree. Two of its trees are among the 30 largest Giant Sequoias in the world. Another tree, the Wawona Tree, had a tunnel cut through it in the nineteenth century that was wide enough for horse-drawn…" • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariposa_Grove

World's biggest tree - It is not the tallest tree in the world, but it’s is the largest by volume. General Sherman is a 2300-2700 year old sequoia tree located in Sequoia National Park, California. In 2002 the volume of its trunk measured 1487 cubic meters and identified as the largest in the world. It’s not short either, it reaches 275 feet in height. It was named after general William Tecumesh Sherman, the American Civil War leader, by naturalist James Wolverton in 1879..

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