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Ancient Tree Structure Is Like a Forest unto Itself

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Scientific American

Publication Date
2017-12-19

Cut into the trunk of a pine tree, and you will see a familiar series of concentric rings, each corresponding to a season of growth. But not all stumps tell the same story. A study published in November in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA reveals that the world's oldest trees had a very different structure.

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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ancient-tree-structure-is-like-a-forest-unto-itself/