Pando (Tree)

Dec 31, 2022 • Wikireadia

Pando is a clonal colony of an individual male quaking aspen determined to be a single living organism by identical genetic markers and assumed to have one massive underground root system. Pando occupies 108 acres and is estimated to weigh collectively 6,000 tonnes, making it the heaviest known organism. The root system of Pando is estimated to be up to several thousand years old, placing Pando among the oldest known living organisms.

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Wikipedia contributors. December 26, 2022. Pando (tree). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 27, from

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