bristlecone pine

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small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales

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While we were excited by the prospect of dark skies and meteors later that evening, our aim for the day was to see some earthbound wonders: Great Basin's bristlecone pines.
Surprisingly, Bristlecone has received no pushback for donating shooting packages to school fundraisers.
The oldest living tree in the world is Methuselah, an intermountain bristlecone pine that sprouted in the White Mountains of California during the Early Bronze Age around 2,833 BCE.
Fifty years later, a visual artist had an idea: set up speakers around the bristlecone pines, including the Prometheus stump, and have the trees "talk" to visitors as they hike through the park.
Google revealed its latest quantum processor, a 72-qubit chip called Bristlecone. The system will be among the first to demonstrate quantum supremacy, defined as the ability to outperform a classical supercomputer on a certain task.
Google has just announced a new "Bristlecone" custom quantum computing chip that could lead to a major breakthrough known as "quantum supremacy."
The tree is only three centuries years younger than the long-vaunted old-timer, Methuselah, a bristlecone pine tree in California's White Mountains, which is 4,849 years old.
Caption: Having survived more than 4,000 years in what is now California's Inyo National Forest, ancient bristlecone pines remind us how our distant ancestors must have seen the stars every night.
Valerie depicts the specific trees who call to her: Bristlecone pine, Sierra Juniper, Limber Pine--trees of the Great Basin, particularly the ones growing at high attitudes.
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Moon focuses on specific species in this collection, including baobabs, bristlecone pines, junipers, Joshua trees, oaks and more.
The center gathers seeds from five native white pine species - western white pine, sugar pine, whitebark pine, limber pine and bristlecone pine.
The 2013 US quarter from the America the Beautiful series depicts Nevada's Great Basin with a windswept landscape and bristlecone pine tree.
One specimen of Adansonia digitata was carbon dated to an age of at least 1,275 years, falling short of the legendary bristlecone pine but easily taking the record for the oldest flowering plant.