What are the oldest living plants in the world today? What can you know about them? Why can some plants live so long?
Great Basin bristlecone pines (Pinus longaeva) have been known to live to be thousands of years old.
The oldest known living individual is named Methuselah and is estimated to be more than 4,800 years old. It's been credited as the oldest living non-clonal organism on Earth.
There are multiple other trees over 1000s years old.