Oldest known living Pinus taeda in the Congaree Swamp National Park, SC. This tree was 227 yrs when it was cored in 1992. The was revisited in Nov 2011 by Dr. Saskia van de Gevel making it at least 246 yrs old!

(photo ©2006 Neil Pederson)

Species Age
ID Location Collector(s), Dater(s), Reference(s)
Pinus taeda 246 XD -- Congaree Swamp National Park, SC N. Pederson; T. Doyle; Pederson et al., 1997
Pinus taeda 191 XD UC04-21 Union Camp Big Woods, NC A.C. Barefoot & W.L. Hafley

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