Pando (tree) - Wikipedia

Pando (tree) - Wikipedia

QuakiesSEP2005 - Pando (tree) - Wikipedia

QuakiesSEP2005 - Pando (tree) - Wikipedia

This is Pando, but it isn’t a forest– it’s all one tree. Each trunk of the Quaking Aspen is genetically identical and connected by a single root system that’s at least 80,000 years old, which means it’s one of the biggest and oldest living things on...

This is Pando, but it isn’t a forest– it’s all one tree. Each trunk of the Quaking Aspen is genetically identical and connected by a single root system that’s at least 80,000 years old, which means it’s one of the biggest and oldest living things on...

Pando, the world's oldest living clonal colony (mutiple trees connected by a common root system) is estimated to be over 80,000 years old

Pando, the world's oldest living clonal colony (mutiple trees connected by a common root system) is estimated to be over 80,000 years old

I'm frightened and fascinated by this giant 80,000 year old forrest made up of one tree.  I don't think I'd ever hike alone in there!

I'm frightened and fascinated by this giant 80,000 year old forrest made up of one tree. I don't think I'd ever hike alone in there!

Pando is the clonal colony of a single male Quaking Aspen. It is located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, United States is estimated to be 80,000 years old and covers around 107 acres of land and consists of 47,000 stems with an average age of 130 years each stem. The stems continually die and are renewed by its roots. It has a massive underground root system and with a weight of 6 million kilograms making it one of the heaviest and massive known living organism of the world.

Pando is the clonal colony of a single male Quaking Aspen. It is located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, United States is estimated to be 80,000 years old and covers around 107 acres of land and consists of 47,000 stems with an average age of 130 years each stem. The stems continually die and are renewed by its roots. It has a massive underground root system and with a weight of 6 million kilograms making it one of the heaviest and massive known living organism of the world.

Pando tree is a clonal colony (a bunch of trees with the same genes) connected by a massive root system, estimated to be 80,000 years old and is among the oldest oldest living organisms on our planet. Fascinating!

Pando tree is a clonal colony (a bunch of trees with the same genes) connected by a massive root system, estimated to be 80,000 years old and is among the oldest oldest living organisms on our planet. Fascinating!

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