Old Spruce trees in Sweden


Young and Old, originally uploaded by tomhe.

Researchers in Sweden have discovered group of old Spruce trees in dalarna with an 5,000-8,000 year old root system (clonal colony). While the individual Spruce trees may only be only several hundred years old the root system they are "sprouting" up from lives on. Original story found at...

http://www.thelocal.se/11054.html

6 comments:

Ashwin said...

Amazing tree. This blog should be called "Guinness book of the tree kingdom".

Eastcoastdweller said...

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bathmate said...

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hou said...

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