Virtual museum of Canada
Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Dawn Redwood
Accession number : 2009.1.2
Scientific Name : Metasequoia glyptostroboides
English Name : Dawn Redwood
French Name : Métaséquoia
Specimen Nature : mummified wood
Locality Description : Axel Heiberg Island (Nunavut, Canada)
Date Collected : circa 1989

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Photo 1
The mummified fragment of this Dawn Redwood retains its woody appearance.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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