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bos2Researchers Find ‘World’s Oldest Wetland Tree’

By Remi Shaull-Thompson – Scientific American – May 7, 2019
Bald cypress trees (Taxodium distichum) over 2,000 years old grow in the forested wetlands along Black River south of Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the trees is at least 2,624-years old, making the bald cypress the oldest-known wetland tree species, the oldest living trees in eastern North America, and the fifth oldest known non-clonal tree species on Earth. Read full story here.

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