Bristlecone Pine Photo Gallery
Bristlecone Pine Habitat
Bristlecone Pines (Pinus longaeva) thrive along rocky exposed ridgelines at high altitudes.
Bristlecone Pine Facts
Bristlecone pines are the oldest non-colinial organism on earth. Some trees are believed to be more than 5,000 years old. Great Basin National Park was partially formed to protect the ancient trees. The IUCN has it listed as a "vulnerable" species. Bristlecone Pines are the State Tree of Nevada.