The Largest Known Living Tree In The World Is Right Here In Northern California

We Northern Californians are no strangers to gigantic trees, as NorCal is home to many towering redwood forests. But one particular tree dwarfs all the rest, and that’s General Sherman, the largest known single-stem tree living today. Here are some incredible pictures you won’t believe.

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Northern California’s General Sherman is one of many redwood trees that the state is proud to show off to tourists.

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