TREE FACTS

Bristlecone Pine

Did you know that the oldest tree in the world is a Bristle Cone Pine? 

Until 2013, Methuselah, an ancient bristlecone pine was the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. While Methuselah still stands as of 2016 at the ripe old age of 4,848 in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, another bristlecone pine in the area was discovered to be over 5,000 years old! Methuselah and its unnamed senior pine's exact locations are kept a close secret in order to protect them. 

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