A twisted pomegranate, a 250 year old oak and an art class
The Treaty Oak is a field live oak (quercus virginiana) that is the oldest living thing in Jacksonville. It’s called “Treaty Oak” because way back in the 1930’s a journalist wrote a story claiming that a treaty between the native Floridians and the Spanish had been singed beneath it. This “journalist” made up the story to save the tree from a developers axe. It worked, for many years the story was believed. ~☆~
Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, not only do they look like bottles, but the trees typically store around 300 liters of water! They often live over 500 years.
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Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees
One of the oldest living trees on earth, just shy of 5,000 years old, is nicknamed "Methuselah" (after Methuselah, the longest-lived person in the Bible). Good luck finding it as its precise location is undisclosed by the U.S. Forest Service to protect it from vandalism.
Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah. These ancient Bristlecone Pine trees that exist in the harsh environment of a windswept ridge are a wonder to behold. Some live as long as 5000 years.
A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish. It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.