TREE of the Day: Methuselah Tree

METHUSELAH TREE — BRISTLECONE PINE

Methuselah Tree is at least 4,846 years old!

Until 1957, when Edmund Schulman and Tom Harlan took samples from the tree in eastern California, the Methuselah Tree was believed to be the oldest tree on earth.  It was alleged to have a germination date of 2832 BC

SEE

Great Basin Bristlecone Pine Tree

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