Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 26, 2022

California’s ‘Methuselah’ could lose its title as world’s oldest living tree

The San Francisco Chronicle reports

A 4,853-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine tree known as Methuselah is growing high at Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White Mountains of Inyo County in eastern California. It is also recognized as the non-clonal tree with the greatest confirmed age in the world. But a researcher in Chile thinks he found an even older tree that could challenge Methuselah’s mantle.

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