Trees questions This is a list of recently added questions about trees. Play trees quiz and see all the questions. Where do coast redwoods grow?In the west of the United States. Common names of sequoia sempervirens include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1,200–1,800 years or more. This species includes the tallest living trees on Earth. It comes from coastal mountains of Oregon and California. (the west of the USA).Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 44% In Central America onlyIn Central America only1638In the west of the United StatesIn the west of the United States4601in the eastern Brazilin the eastern Brazil1813in the entire North and Central Americain the entire North and Central America2181plants riddles » Which plant was used to fashion wreaths awarded to victors in Ancient Greece? Laurel. Laurus nobilis is an evergreen tree or large shrub native to the Mediterranean region. Its aromatic leaves are added whole to Italian pasta sauces. The word "Laureate" in 'poet laureate' refers to being signified by the laurel wreath.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% OliveOlive6282LaurelLaurel8672MyrtleMyrtle756AcanthusAcanthus418ancient Greece riddles » Which non-coniferous trees are the tallest in the world?Eucalypts. Eucalyptus regnans, the Australian mountain ash, is the tallest of all flowering plants. Today, the tallest measured specimen named Centurion is 99.6 m (327 ft) tall (taller than the highest giant sequoia). Six other eucalypt species exceed 80 metres in height.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% oaksoaks549populuspopulus1663baobabsbaobabs3604eucalyptseucalypts4886botany riddles » What is the largest tree-dwelling animal?Orangutan. Adult male orangutans, reaching a weight of 140 kg or more, spend nearly all their time in the forest canopy where they feed, sleep, breed and raise their young. The females even give birth in a treetop nest.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% PandaPanda2744SlothSloth1990OrangutanOrangutan7856Tree kangarooTree kangaroo1519apes riddles » Which country has the largest forested area? (by total size)Russia is by far the largest country in the world, and 45% of its area is forested. That gives almost twice as large forested area as in Brazil.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 56% BrazilBrazil3918CanadaCanada5526RussiaRussia13818CongoCongo1074geography of Brazil riddles » How deep is the root system of a giant sequoia?4 meters (13 feet). The sequoias root system is wide spreading, but shallow. There is no taproot. A mature sequoia's roots can occupy over 1 acre of earth and contain over 90,000 cubic feet of soil. Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 30% 4 meters (13 feet)4 meters (13 feet)256720 meters (60 feet)20 meters (60 feet)139540 meters (130 feet)40 meters (130 feet)223480 meters (260 feet)80 meters (260 feet)2293biology riddles » Which trees are very shallow rooted?Siberian larch. In Sibrerian Taiga permafrost occurs and restricts root growth. Trees are therefore prone to windfall.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% oakoak1097birchbirch2372willowwillow2797Siberian larchSiberian larch10272nature riddles » This photo was taken in Madagascar. What are these grand trees?Baobabs. These large trees are the only remnants of the tropical forest that once grown in the area. The baobabs were simply too large and tough to be cleared without mechanical tools. The tree can grow up to nearly 100 feet (30 m) tall and 35 feet (11 m) wide.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 86% acaciasacacias609baobabsbaobabs10372cypressescypresses721figsfigs227Madagascar riddles » What is the main purpose for baobab to have such thick trunk?Water storage. The swollen trunk of the baobab tree can store as much as 31,700 gallons (120,000 l) of water to endure harsh drought conditions. Indigenous Australians used baobabs as a source of water.Created by: life-o-holiceasy 79% water storagewater storage17982fire resistancefire resistance1710heat resistanceheat resistance1885protection against elephantsprotection against elephants1150East Africa riddles » Which conifer is deciduous?Larch (pictured) is among the dominant plants in boreal forests of Russia and Canada. The needles turn yellow and fall in the late autumn, leaving the trees leafless through the winter.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% pinepine1535cedarcedar1435larchlarch10944sprucespruce1157Canada riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.