Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 20, 2019

Oldest known trees in eastern North America documented 

ScienceDaily reports

A stand of bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known living trees in eastern North America and the oldest wetland tree species in the world. They show evidence of severe flooding and drought during colonial and pre-colonial times.

Read article at: Oldest known trees in eastern North America documented — ScienceDaily


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  1. […] via Oldest known trees in eastern North America documented  — Natural History Wanderings […]

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  2. Wow! There’s supposed to be a pine in Sweden, Dalarna county, Storafua or Storagana, that has roots of 9,000 years.

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