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Arbutus Tree and Bark by kirchypics on flickr
1000+ year old tree on Greek island of Aegina
This huge 125-year-oldold rhododendron is technically not a tree – most are considered to be shrubs.
At 1,990 square meters (about half an acre), this huge wisteria is the largest of its kind in Japan. By Y-fu
Parasite effect – Spiral tree at Coramba rainforest reserve, NSW, Australia. Photo by omnia on Flickr
Tree of Tule, over 2000 years old
Trees on Slope Point, the southern tip of New Zealand, grow at an angle because they’re constantly buffeted by extreme antarctic winds. By Seabird
The dragonblood tree named because of its crimson red sap, used as a dye a violin varnish, an alchemical ingredient, and a folk remedy for various ailments. By Csilla Zelko)
The Angel Oak in South Carolina stands 66.5 ft (20 m) tall and is estimated to be more than 1400 or 1500 years old. (By Daniela Duncan)
Wax palms in Salento, Colombia
Trees are the oldest and the largest living things on earth. Some are weird, some extraordinary, some gorgeous, and some shaped by the human hand to fascinate and amuse. Please enjoy these images–or better yet, take a walk in the woods and greet them in person with appreciation.
As Patricia Hays suggested in the comments below, if you’re inclined, you can listen to Paul Robeson sing about trees while you meander through this post. Thanks to Tom Reiter for forwarding the link.
The oldest tree on earth, great basin bristle cone pine, Oldest trees, over 5000 years old, in California
Jabuticaba, a Brazilian grape tree The fruit grows directly from the trunk and branches of the tree.