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pando or trembling giant, near fish lake, utah | pando (latin for 'i spread') is a clonal colony of a single male quaking aspen | all 47,000 trees grow from ...

A photo of Pando in the fall at Fish Lake National Forest.

Pando, the Trembling Giant Scott Catron/CC BY-SA 3.0. View all photos

Aspen grove

Photo of Burnt Tree

The trees are dying due to drought, bugs, and fungal infections. Images for representational purposes only. Image Credit: Wikipedia, macbethtx via Pixabay

If a tree is defined as that which shares a root system, the quaking aspens

Pando Aspen Fishlake National Forest This is the largest single organism on earth - every tree

Quaking Aspen Trees

The Trembling Giant or pando is a clonal colony of a single Quaking Aspen tree. One organism over 107 acres with stems

Aspen stand near Lake Tahoe, October, 1999. Mature trees in center, with young sprouts at left. Photo by author.

While individual aspen trees live a vigorous 100-150 years, a clone in Minnesota has been estimated to be 8,000 years old, making it one of the oldest ...

aspen

Pando, the Trembling Giant Apollomelos/Public Domain

... while those on the trees in another clone turn crimson.

Michael Allen / Winnipeg Free Press. A clone of aspen trees growing in ...

fall aspen pando utah.JPG This is all one giant tree.

The oldest living organism in the world is 80,000 years old, and clones itself.

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

9 of the world's most amazing trees

The song of the aspen

According to some ecologist, the future of Pando organisms is in danger due to mature

Quaking Aspens

And it's under threat.

This reminds me of the oldest, largest Wisteria vine growing in the world. Located in Sierra Madre, in southern California. It's absolutely gorgeous.

Aspen trees in the fall

Quaking aspen grove- This is another example of a grove of quakies showing the physiogonomy and structure of a relatively young stand. It was growing just ...

Pando's, multiplied thousands of thousands trees prevalent in massive acres unnerving, giving a real

stand of aspen, Populus tremuloides

A couple of years ago Rob and I spent some time photographing at Great Basin National Park in Nevada. As we got to the end of our time there he asked if ...

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The special properties of the quaking aspen, fascination with the beauty, complexity, and

aspen-castle-lachlan ...

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The ...

15 Amazing Trees Worth Celebrating This Arbor Day. iStock

The Pando or “The Trembling Giant” is a massive grove of quaking aspens that

http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/gaeln/5769888/524153/524153_600.jpg

Actually, the individual trees aren't individuals, but their stems of massive single

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

aspen in fall

Like I said, big, and in the ground.

Quaking aspen, usually just called aspen, Populus tremuloides, is a familiar plant, which is part of what makes it remarkable. A member of the willow family ...

No longer seriously afraid that aspen is going to slowly die out because it isn't reproducing by seed, the people in the Colorado Rockies now worry that ...

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I meant to dig it out about two years ago. I got sick though, and that's all I have to say about that. But this isn't about collecting it.

Populus tremuloides - Quaking aspen grove in Lamoille Canyon, Nevada, U.S.

Aspen Leaf Therefore, ecologists are suggesting of juvenile and young stems to replace the older trunks,

Reproduction on the edge- Young shoots (sapling size) beside three adult ("full-grown size") shoots or trunks of quaking aspen at the outer edge of a grove ...

Longs Peak Aspens

World's Largest Potted Plant. The cedar tree in ...

When making a forest or clump, the fattest trunk should be the tallest tree. It's “older” and therefore should be taller.

Aspen On ...

A Wandering Botanist: Plant Story--Aspen, Populus tremuloides, widespread and speading

Pando is massive organism and its age is more than one millions years old, could

It is definitely lowering my fondness for the tree in the urban landscape. Is it time for me to lead by example and have our trees removed?

Stand of quaking aspen being invaded by Englemann spruce and Colorado blue spruce- The successional status of quaking aspen is very much site-dependent, ...

This wise saying, attributed to Thomas Jefferson, is one we should all pay ...

Some of us grew; some of us only grew older- The same photgraphic point of a grove of quaking aspen being invaded by Engelmann and Colorado blue spruce as ...

Aspen reflected in water, Castle Lachlan

Pando Regeneration Project sign

It is not one tree. It is about 47,000 quaking aspen trees, all growing from a single root system. That root system is spread over 106 ...

Feeling sad about cutting down these beautiful trees!

Eldora Colorado Aspen Grove

Aspen. From Wikipedia ...

(Image source: flickr.com)

Ken Lund/Flickr Pando in the summer when everything is green and lush.

Giant Sequoias only grow in Sierra Nevada, California. They are the world's biggest trees in terms of volume.

Trees have captured the human imagination since the beginning of time

Interior of quaking aspen grove- Inside the grove of quaking aspen shown in the preceding slide. Species in the herbaceous understorey included timber ...

There is one Aspen in Utah named Pando that has been estimated to be a clonal colony of 47,000 trees at an astounding age of 10,000 years old.

A fence established to exclude deer from eating little aspen regeneration

I always make a conscious effort to observe and be aware of trees while hiking, or anytime I'm doing landscape photography. Having spent the most time to ...

Watching the World Wake Up: The Unbearable Lightness of Aspen Part 1: Karma, Clones and Suckers

A stand of Aspen - the white stems - being invaded by fire-intolerant conifers

The Top 10 Oldest Living Trees in the World - Who Else Would Like to See them All? — I Love Nature

Populus tremuloides - Aspen catkins in spring

View the plaque for Trembling aspen

aspen in fall in the Rockies

“For and in consideration of the great love I bear this tree and the great desire I have for its protection for all time. I convey entire possession of ...

Pando Regeneration Project sign

When I moved here from Colorado, in mid-summer 1995, I didn't know a soul. My first weekend here I joined up with the Wasatch Mountain Club for a mtn bike ...

There's a rock embedded in the base of this tree.

How does all this relate to bonsai? We can collect these “root suckers” and make bonsai of course. They grow like this in ...

For example, to make this "Basket Tree" arborsculpture, Erlandson planted six sycamore trees in a circle and then grafted them together to form the diamond ...

Aspen trees (Populus tremuloides) commonly reproduce asexually by suckering (adventitious stems). In some regions of western North America, entire forest ...

Aspen grove with a story but not much understory- Up-to-the-log, close-up view of range vegetation in the quaking aspen woodland shown in the immediately ...

Aspen grove in the park- Woodland or open forest of quaking aspen with an herbaceous understorey dominated by Arizona fescue along exterior of the grove and ...

It's almost like a raft, but the idea behind the raft is for a fallen tree to grow roots where the trunk is touching the ground and the other side to grow ...

Giant Sequoias [wiki] (Sequoiadendron giganteum), which only grow in Sierra Nevada, California, are the world's biggest trees (in terms of volume).

pando or trembling giant, near fish lake, utah | pando (latin for 'i spread') is a clonal colony of a single male quaking aspen | all 47,000 trees grow from ...

A photo of Pando in the fall at Fish Lake National Forest.

Pando, the Trembling Giant Scott Catron/CC BY-SA 3.0. View all photos

Photo of Burnt Tree

Aspen grove

The trees are dying due to drought, bugs, and fungal infections. Images for representational purposes only. Image Credit: Wikipedia, macbethtx via Pixabay

Pando Aspen Fishlake National Forest This is the largest single organism on earth - every tree

Quaking Aspen Trees

Aspen stand near Lake Tahoe, October, 1999. Mature trees in center, with young sprouts at left. Photo by author.

The Trembling Giant or pando is a clonal colony of a single Quaking Aspen tree. One organism over 107 acres with stems

aspen

The 25 Biggest Living Things on Earth

Michael Allen / Winnipeg Free Press. A clone of aspen trees growing in ...

While individual aspen trees live a vigorous 100-150 years, a clone in Minnesota has been estimated to be 8,000 years old, making it one of the oldest ...

Pando, the Trembling Giant Apollomelos/Public Domain

fall aspen pando utah.JPG This is all one giant tree.

The oldest living organism in the world is 80,000 years old, and clones itself.

9 of the world's most amazing trees

The song of the aspen

Quaking Aspens

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

Pando's, multiplied thousands of thousands trees prevalent in massive acres unnerving, giving a real

stand of aspen, Populus tremuloides

A couple of years ago Rob and I spent some time photographing at Great Basin National Park in Nevada. As we got to the end of our time there he asked if ...

aspen-kinlochhourn-1 aspen-kinlochhourn-3 ...

Quaking aspen grove- This is another example of a grove of quakies showing the physiogonomy and structure of a relatively young stand. It was growing just ...

The special properties of the quaking aspen, fascination with the beauty, complexity, and

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... while those on the trees in another clone turn crimson.

aspen-castle-lachlan ...

According to some ecologist, the future of Pando organisms is in danger due to mature

And it's under threat.

aspen-castle-lachlan-cw2-174. “

15 Amazing Trees Worth Celebrating This Arbor Day. iStock

This reminds me of the oldest, largest Wisteria vine growing in the world. Located in Sierra Madre, in southern California. It's absolutely gorgeous.

The Pando or “The Trembling Giant” is a massive grove of quaking aspens that

Aspen trees in the fall

Actually, the individual trees aren't individuals, but their stems of massive single

aspen in fall

No longer seriously afraid that aspen is going to slowly die out because it isn't reproducing by seed, the people in the Colorado Rockies now worry that ...

_DSC7235

Populus tremuloides - Quaking aspen grove in Lamoille Canyon, Nevada, U.S.

Quaking aspen, usually just called aspen, Populus tremuloides, is a familiar plant, which is part of what makes it remarkable. A member of the willow family ...

The ...

Longs Peak Aspens

Aspen Leaf Therefore, ecologists are suggesting of juvenile and young stems to replace the older trunks,

http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/gaeln/5769888/524153/524153_600.jpg

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides. zoom Enlarge

Like I said, big, and in the ground.

I meant to dig it out about two years ago. I got sick though, and that's all I have to say about that. But this isn't about collecting it.

Aspen On ...

A Wandering Botanist: Plant Story--Aspen, Populus tremuloides, widespread and speading

Pando is massive organism and its age is more than one millions years old, could

It is definitely lowering my fondness for the tree in the urban landscape. Is it time for me to lead by example and have our trees removed?

This wise saying, attributed to Thomas Jefferson, is one we should all pay ...

Aspen reflected in water, Castle Lachlan

Feeling sad about cutting down these beautiful trees!

World's Largest Potted Plant. The cedar tree in ...

Aspen, like Cottonwoods, are dioecious, so plants are either male or female. And as such clones are either male or female as well. (Pando is male.

Aspen. From Wikipedia ...

(Image source: flickr.com)

It is not one tree. It is about 47,000 quaking aspen trees, all growing from a single root system. That root system is spread over 106 ...

Ken Lund/Flickr Pando in the summer when everything is green and lush.

Giant Sequoias only grow in Sierra Nevada, California. They are the world's biggest trees in terms of volume.

When making a forest or clump, the fattest trunk should be the tallest tree. It's “older” and therefore should be taller.

Trees have captured the human imagination since the beginning of time

There is one Aspen in Utah named Pando that has been estimated to be a clonal colony of 47,000 trees at an astounding age of 10,000 years old.

A stand of Aspen - the white stems - being invaded by fire-intolerant conifers

Watching the World Wake Up: The Unbearable Lightness of Aspen Part 1: Karma, Clones and Suckers

Stand of quaking aspen being invaded by Englemann spruce and Colorado blue spruce- The successional status of quaking aspen is very much site-dependent, ...

Populus tremuloides - Aspen catkins in spring

View the plaque for Trembling aspen

aspen in fall in the Rockies

“For and in consideration of the great love I bear this tree and the great desire I have for its protection for all time. I convey entire possession of ...

Some of us grew; some of us only grew older- The same photgraphic point of a grove of quaking aspen being invaded by Engelmann and Colorado blue spruce as ...

When I moved here from Colorado, in mid-summer 1995, I didn't know a soul. My first weekend here I joined up with the Wasatch Mountain Club for a mtn bike ...

Pando Regeneration Project sign

For example, to make this "Basket Tree" arborsculpture, Erlandson planted six sycamore trees in a circle and then grafted them together to form the diamond ...

Giant Sequoias [wiki] (Sequoiadendron giganteum), which only grow in Sierra Nevada, California, are the world's biggest trees (in terms of volume).

Trembling aspen is a medium-sized tree, up to 25 m (82') in height and 40 cm (15 3/4") in diameter, with a straight, slim trunk and a narrow crown.

The Colorado Front Range has great Aspen as well, but not nearly as close to the places where most people live. The closest great singletrack through Aspen ...

Aspen trees (Populus tremuloides) commonly reproduce asexually by suckering (adventitious stems). In some regions of western North America, entire forest ...

Lessons From the Mighty Sequoia

Interior of quaking aspen grove- Inside the grove of quaking aspen shown in the preceding slide. Species in the herbaceous understorey included timber ...

Copyrighted Jo Woolf 2018

Pando [wiki] or the Trembling Giant in Utah is actually a colony of a single Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) tree. All of the trees ...

Pando Regeneration Project sign