The World’s Oldest Trees – Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone_Pine

Bristlecone Pine in Schulman Grove, Big Pine, California, 2005.

High in the White Mountains of the Inyo National Forest live many wind-swept, gnarled bristlecone pines that are over 4,000 years old. Their growth stunted by lack of water, these trees live in extreme conditions and have an astonishing capacity for endurance.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s