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Oldest Living Trees

• arclein
Methuselah is a Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva) tree found in the Inyo National Forest of California, USA. The tree was estimated to have germinated in 2832 BC and was 4,789 years old when sampled in 1957. Today, it is known as the oldest living individual (non-clonal) organism on earth at 4,841 years old.