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Where are Earth’s oldest trees? Far from prying eyes

Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva) ancient tree in the White Mountains of California, USA.

A bristlecone pine in California. The two oldest trees in the world are members of the species. Credit: Juan Carlos Munoz/Nature Picture Library

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Nature 603, 768 (2022)



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