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  Bristlecone Pine
by Basaic
 
 

To me, one of the most interesting looking trees is the Bristlecone Pine. It looks very rugged appearing almost dead (or at least dying) while actually quite alive. The Bristlecone Pine is also one of the longest lived plants in the world. There are Bristlecone Pines at Great Basin that are almost 5000 years old.

Address: 102 Elk Creek, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
Phone: (970) 641-2337
Website: http://www.nps.gov/blca/index.htm

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  • Written Nov 4, 2011
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