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Pinus longaeva (Intermountain bristlecone pine; Great Basin bristlecone pine)

Synonyms: Pinus aristata subsp. longaeva; Pinus aristata var. longaeva; Pinus balfouriana subsp. longaeva
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Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus longaeva, the Great Basin bristlecone pine, is a long-living species of tree found in the higher mountains of the southwest United States. The species is one of three closely related trees known as bristlecone pines and is sometimes known as the Intermountain or Western bristlecone pine. One member of this species, at 5065 years old, is the oldest known living non-clonal organism on Earth.
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Attributes

Height [1]  44 feet (13.3 m)
Width [1]  31 feet (9.3 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  83 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-Low
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 5 Low Temperature: -20 F° (-28.9 C°) → -10 F° (-23.3 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 8 Low Temperature: 10 F° (-12.2 C°) → 20 F° (-6.7 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate to Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Maximum Longevity [4]  4731 years
Specific Gravity [5]  0.47
Structure [2]  Tree
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cedar Breaks National Monument III 6111 Utah, United States
Death Valley National Park II 762125 California, Nevada, United States
Mojave and Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve 5901 California, United States  

Range Map

U.S.A., E. California, S. Nevada, Utah TDWG: 76 CAL NEV UTA; USA: E California, Nevada, Utah. TDWG: 76 CAL NEV UTA;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 4de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 5Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service
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