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 Kołodziejczykplants riddles »hard 44% In Central America onlyIn Central America only734In the west of the United StatesIn the west of the United States2069in the eastern Brazilin the eastern Brazil753in the entire North and Central Americain the entire North and Central America1043 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.organcient Greece riddles »hard 59% OliveOlive3177LaurelLaurel5851MyrtleMyrtle485AcanthusAcanthus270 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.orgbotany riddles »hard 46% oaksoaks381populuspopulus1150baobabsbaobabs2615eucalyptseucalypts3611 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.orgapes riddles »hard 55% PandaPanda1915SlothSloth1489OrangutanOrangutan5674Tree kangarooTree kangaroo1104 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.orggeography of Brazil riddles »hard 56% BrazilBrazil2888CanadaCanada3879RussiaRussia9729CongoCongo804 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.orgbiology riddles »very hard 32% 4 meters (13 feet)4 meters (13 feet)183220 meters (60 feet)20 meters (60 feet)86140 meters (130 feet)40 meters (130 feet)132980 meters (260 feet)80 meters (260 feet)1580 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.orgnature riddles »average 62% oakoak648birchbirch1361willowwillow1602Siberian larchSiberian larch6138 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.orgMadagascar riddles »very easy 85% acaciasacacias499baobabsbaobabs7750cypressescypresses599figsfigs184 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-holicEast Africa riddles »easy 77% water storagewater storage9316fire resistancefire resistance1044heat resistanceheat resistance1073protection against elephantsprotection against elephants629 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.orgCanada riddles »easy 72% pinepine1087cedarcedar1056larchlarch7878sprucespruce781 Play botany quiz and see all the questions.