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  • Lesley Freedom

    Methuselah- The world’s oldest 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.

  • Amanda George-Walewski

    a Bristlecone Pine in a forest near Death Valley is one of the oldest trees in North America at 4842 years old; its exact location is not given out to protect the tree from vandalism.

  • max

    Methuselah - 4,842 year old tree - the oldest known living non-clonal organism in the world, until superseded by the 2013 discovery of another Bristlecone Pine in the same area with an age of 5064 years (germination in 3051 BC).

  • Toni Sanchez

    Amazing tree - 4842 years old!

  • Adrienne Fisher

    "At 4,841 years old, this ancient bristlecone pine is the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Located in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, Methuselah’s exact location is kept a close secret in order to protect it from the public. (An older specimen named Prometheus, which was about 4,900 years old, was cut down by a researcher in 1964 with the U.S. Forest Service’s permission.) Today you can visit the grove where Methuselah hides, but ...

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