coast redwood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coast redwood lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur; it flourishes in wet, rainy, foggy habitats
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Usage

In literature:

Along the coast of California it keeps company with the redwood wherever it can find a favorable opening.
"Steep Trails" by John Muir
When you leave the coast for the interior, you ride through mile after mile of redwood forest.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
Redwood lumber is the most important building material on the Pacific Coast.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In news:

It might be the redwood forests of the north coast that comes to mind.
Douglas fir , one of the nation's most economically important timber species, and California's coast redwood are infected with the fast-spreading new disease known as sudden oak death syndrome, scientists reported yesterday.
New tallest living thing discovered / THE CHAMPION: At 378.1 feet, Hyperion in Redwood National Park on North Coast towers 8 feet above Stratosphere Giant.
Long gone are the days of the North Coast Pacific Railroad carrying lumber from the steep redwood hills of Sonoma County's remote Cazadero through Tomales on its way to the San Francisco Bay.
Redwood Coast Energy Watch and Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Its banks are in a national park, while the source is in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, and it all flows into an ocean that connects much of the Western Hemisphere.
Can we do better than the Redwood Coast Jazz Festival.
(April 2, 2009) A front page article last week and a Sunday editorial in the Times-Standard bemoaning the fiscal travails of the Redwood Coast Jazz Festival got me thinking.
Our community (Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville, Fortuna, Trinidad) is on the beautiful North Coast of California, surrounded by redwood forest.
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