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Bristlecone Pine
Bristlecone Pine near the top of Griffith Peak.
Spring Mountains, Nevada. May 2008.

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Scott WesemannNice!

Scott Wesemann

Voted 10/10

I love bristlecone pines. Great shot.
Posted Jun 7, 2008 11:07 pm

Anya JingleRe: Nice!

Anya Jingle

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Thank you. There are lots of nice ones along the Griffith-Charleston ridgeline and the North Loop trail. Cheers.
Posted Jun 8, 2008 2:55 pm

MarcsoltanI've heard

Marcsoltan

Voted 10/10

that Bristlecone pines are the oldest living things on earth? Some are as old as 5000 years old. This one looks like it's dead, but the roots may not be totally dead, and someday it might even begin to sprout leaves. Do you think it's possible?
Posted Oct 10, 2008 12:19 am

Anya JingleRe: I've heard

Anya Jingle

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I'm not sure Marc, but his one may be "too" dead for this to happen.
Posted Oct 12, 2008 2:28 am

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on May 20, 2008 1:12 am

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Object Title: Bristlecone Pine

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