Bristlecone Pine

A single plant that has been alive almost 5,000 years is hard to imagine, almost unfathomable, yet one does exist. Pinus longaeva, the Bristlecone Pine has a representative in the White Mountains of Eastern California called Methuselah, that was measured by core samples at almost 5,000 years old. ┬áThis one tree was just a seedling around the year 2750 B.C. ┬áThe time of the great … Continue reading Bristlecone Pine