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The Bristlecone Book brings together for the first time the captivating facts about the Great Basin bristlecone pine, the oldest tree species on earth. Lanner exposes the trees’ inner workings, taking apart a pine to examine bark, buds, needles, cones, roots and wood. He presents a new interpretation of the trees’ stages of growth, describes how the forces of nature influence its unique shapes, and reveals their secrets of long life. With colour photographs to show the incredible bristlecones, he helps readers discover where to find these trees and how to identify them.