The Oldest Living Organism on Earth – Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, California

The Oldest Living Organism on Earth, Methuselah, a bristlecone pine

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Resembling a growing rock rather than a plant, the bristlecone pine is the longest-living tree on the planet. These trees grow in the White Mountains, just east of the Sierra Nevada. Share this:Sha…

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The trees of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, in the White Mountains near Bishop, California, are the oldest living recorded organisms on Earth. Many of the trees are over years old, with the “Methuselah” tree dated at more than years old.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah. Just before arriving at Spectra Point you are greeted by one of Natures Oldest living things. These ancient Bristlecone Pine trees that exist in the harsh environment of a windswept ridge are a wonder to behold. One stands in reverenced awe at these masters of survival, some living as long as 5000 years.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Cedar Breaks National Monument by Donna M.

Here’s another stunning close-up of an ancient bristlecone pine snapped at Mount Evans in the Rocky Mountains. This one’s perfect for playing ‘I Spy’: just look at the image closely and see which faces, shapes and animals you can make out. There’s even a goat in there somewhere! (If you want to know where, follow the link to the Flickr page.)

Ancient bristlecone pine bark create a beautiful grain design.

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Methuselah (over 4,800 years old) in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest located in the Patriarch Grove section of the Inyo National Forest near Bishop, California • photo: Mike Norton on Shutterstock http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-28629013/stock-photo-bristlecone-pine-trees-located-in-the-patriarch-grove-section-of-the-inyo-national-forest.html?src=PS5DwrRy6S3EBRIUs8iKRA-1-1

Read More About Methuselah (over years old) in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest located in the Patriarch Grove section of the Inyo National Forest near Bishop, California

This lovely lady stands in California’s Bristlecone Pine Forest http://living-planet.tumblr.com/

California's Bristlecone Pine Forest hibernates and may not add a ring of growth. wood is resistant to disease and insects.

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