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42,000,000 grains is about one-five-hundredth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
In other words, it's 0.0021 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 480 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 20,000,000,000 grains. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 29,000,000,000 grains.
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