Researchers document the oldest known trees in eastern North America

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phys.org—A recently documented stand of bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one tree at least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known living trees in eastern North America and the oldest known wetland tree species in the world.

Scientists Document Oldest Known Trees In Eastern North America. Researchers from the University of Arkansas have found the oldest living trees in eastern North America. The trees, which are located along the Black River in North Carolina, help provide scientists with new data on climate conditions in ancient times.