By Edith Howe-Byrne

Wheel Of Time

State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Town
Bishop, CA
Brief Directions

Take US Hwy 395 south to Big Pine and turn east onto State Hwy 168 just north of Big Pine. Follow Hwy 168 east 13 miles to White Mountain Road. Turn left (north) and drive 10 miles to the Schulman Grove Visitor Center.

Description

Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva) snag in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, CA. These are the oldest living non-clonal entities on the planet. Although no longer living, this tree is still standing. Research on these trees is ongoing, since "discovered" by Dr. E. Schulman in 1958. One tree has been verified as over 5000 years of age.

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Date Added
May 1, 2013
Date Taken
January 5, 2013

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