The Witch Tree is an ancient Thuja occidentalis growing on the shore of Lake Superior near Grand Marais. The tree is held sacred by the Ojibwe, who traditionally leave offerings of tobacco to ensure a safe journey on Lake Superior.
Baobab: the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, the trees typically store around 300 liters of water and often live over 500 years.
~ The Majestic Redwood ~ Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, California. This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic. He used a 3 camera, robotic dolly on a gyroscope to create this 83 photo composite.
The Oldest Living Organism Is Hiding In A Nevada Park And You Need To See It