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The Robert E. Lee tree was named in 1875 for the famous Confederate general. This enormous Sequoia tree, located in Grant Grove within Kings Canyon National Park, is over 22 feet in diameter and 254 feet high. It has survived many fires, as evidenced by the scars at its base. Its fibrous, fire-resistant bark, 2 feet or more in thickness on some Sequoias, helps protect the giant trees from more severe damage during fires, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, California Add To Light Table The Robert E. Lee tree was named in 1875 for the famous Confederate general. This enormous Sequoia tree, located in Grant Grove within Kings Canyon National Park, is over 22 feet in diameter and 254 feet high. It has survived many fires, as evidenced by the scars at its base. Its fibrous, fire-resistant bark, 2 feet or more in thickness on some Sequoias, helps protect the giant trees from more severe damage during fires, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, California Add To Light Table
The Robert E. Lee tree was named in 1875 for the famous Confederate general. This enormous Sequoia tree, located in Grant Grove within Kings Canyon National Park, is over 22 feet in diameter and 254 feet high. It has survived many fires, as evidenced by the scars at its base. Its fibrous, fire-resistant bark, 2 feet or more in thickness on some Sequoias, helps protect the giant trees from more severe damage during fires.
Image ID: 09860  
Species: Giant sequoia tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum
Location: Grant Grove, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, California, USA
 
The Robert E. Lee tree was named in 1875 for the famous Confederate general. This enormous Sequoia tree, located in Grant Grove within Kings Canyon National Park, is over 22 feet in diameter and 254 feet high. It has survived many fires, as evidenced by the scars at its base. Its fibrous, fire-resistant bark, 2 feet or more in thickness on some Sequoias, helps protect the giant trees from more severe damage during fires.
Image ID: 09861  
Species: Giant sequoia tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum
Location: Grant Grove, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, California, USA
 

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Updated: July 9, 2020