The Scientific Name for the Ginkgo Tree

The scientific name for the ginkgo tree is Gingko biloba. Ginkgo trees reach a height of 40 to 70 feet and thrive when planted in moist, sandy soils in areas where they receive full to partial sun exposure.

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