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The Pershing tree
The Pershing Tree, the tallest Sequoia in the Placer County Big Trees grove, on the Foresthill Divide. This is the northern-most natural grove of Giant Sequoia in the world. It's 250 feet tall. August 2007.

Ben took this wonderful photo.

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SpiceManbig

SpiceMan

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thats one big tree...and one good photo...it'd be a shame if the person who took that photo didn't get credit
Posted Nov 22, 2007 4:49 pm

MarmadukeNear French Meadows?

Marmaduke

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I've camped at the lake and went though Foresthill, anywhere near that general area?
Posted Mar 3, 2010 3:26 am

McCannsterRe: Near French Meadows?

McCannster

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Yes, this grove is right off Mosquito Ridge Road, which is the road that goes to French Meadows Reservoir. Such a beautiful area...
Posted Mar 3, 2010 3:27 pm

JoelSkokTotally love it

JoelSkok

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I am very much interested in the natural range limits, both latituden'ally and elevational. Are there something like 56 natural groves? Not counting the scrubbers by Fresno. Nice picture by the way, interesting subject. i am from the Seattle area and can't place the landmarks you listed--French Meadows, Foresthill Divide. Maybe you can help.
Posted Jan 27, 2013 4:37 pm

McCannsterRe: Totally love it

McCannster

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Thanks for the comments...

French Meadows: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=39.112547,-120.464401&ll=39.108685,-120.44981&spn=0.037762,0.084543&num=1&t=h&z=14

Foresthill Divide: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=39.151695,-120.675159&num=1&t=h&z=15
Posted Jan 27, 2013 6:19 pm

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McCannsterSubmitted by McCannster
on Aug 25, 2007 3:01 pm

Image ID: 328645
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Lat/Lon: 39.05825°N / 120.57203°W
Object Title: The Pershing tree

Image Type(s): Flora