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Metheuselah ... 4,800 year old Great Basin Bristlecone Pine in California. This tree is amongst the oldest living things on Earth.

Methuselah- The world’s oldest individual tree lives 10,000 feet above sea level in the Inyo National Forest, California. A staggering 4,765 years old, this primeval tree was already a century old when the first pyramid was built in Egypt. The tree is hidden among other millennia-old Great Basin bristlecone pines in a grove called the Forest of Ancients. To protect the tree from vandalism, the forest service keeps its exact location secret

Old Tjikko (Sweden) # 🇼🇴🇷🇱🇩 🇴🇱🇩🇪🇸🇹 🇹🇷🇪🇪 #The world’s oldest known living tree sprouted sometime during the last Ice Age, roughly 9,550 years ago. This 16-foot spruce in the Dalarna province of Sweden may look more like a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree, but don’t be fooled: this little guy’s root system got started back when the British Isles were still connected to Europe by an ice bridge. According to Wired, geologist Leif Kullman, who discovered the tree, named it after his…

Pando (Latin for "I spread") is also known as The Trembling Giant, is a clonal colony of one male quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Utah. Determined to be a single living organism & the oldest one living - with one massive underground root system (covering 106 acres) & 40,000 stems (trunks) that look like individual trees.

The oldest individual clonal tree in the world is believed to be 9,550 years old. This Norway Spruce is located on the Fulufjället Mountain of Dalarna province in Sweden, Norway. The tree was discovered by a professor of Physical Geography, Leif Kullman. He nicknamed it “Old Tjikko” after his dog.At first sight, this 5-meter (16 feet) tall tree might not strike you as the oldest known living organism, but don’t let its size fool you! Over thousands of years this fella has successfully…

You can’t really consider Aspen tree by itself because aspens typically grow in large clonal colonies, which can be defined as an ‘a group of genetically identical individuals that have grown in a …

In Fishlake National Forest in Utah there lives a massive grove of trees called Pando, which is actually a single clonal colony of a male quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides). Nicknamed the Trembling Giant, this enormous root system is comprised of some 47,000 stems that create the grove. All together – with all of the individual trunks, branches and leaves – this quivering organism weighs in at an estimated 6,600 short tons. It is the heaviest known organism on the planet, and perhaps eve

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