Redwood Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens). Common Name(s): Redwood, Sequoia, Coast Redwood, California Redwood, Vavona (burl). Scientific Name: Sequoia sempervirens. Distribution: Coastal northwestern United States (from southwestern Oregon to central California). Tree Size: 200-300 ft (60-90 m) tall, 6-12 ft (1.8-3.7 m) trunk diameter.
Uses of Hardwood vs Softwood. In many cases, hardwoods and softwoods are both used for many of the same purposes, with more emphasis placed on the type of hardwood or softwood and how dense it is. Generally, though, softwoods are cheaper and easier to work with than hardwoods.
Phyllocladus aspleniifolius. Phyllocladus aspleniifolius, commonly known as the celerytop pine, is an endemic gymnosperm of Tasmania, Australia. It is widespread and common in Tasmania, with the most abundance in the western highlands. Its ‘leaves’ appear similar to those of a celery plant, hence the common name.