Fires in California have risen to the unique tree-the survivor
The raging California wildfires are threatening the most ancient and highest in the US sample juniper tree, whose age is not less than 2 thousand years.
According to CNN, the unique tree grows in the Stanislaus forest. Over the weekend the fire approached him at a mile.
This is the largest of the existing trees of this species. It is historical and unique. Tree junipers aren’t that high.Maria Bankpresident U.S. forest Service land
According to her, the trees reach 10 to 15 metres and can live 600 to 1000 years. The sample in forest Park has grown to 24.9 m and 2.2 m in diameter.
Wildfires in the counties of lake, Mendocino and Colusa, California (USA) reached last week, the area of more than 283 thousand acres (about 114.5 in thousand hectares) and became the largest in state history. July 28 in California was declared a state of emergency, writes “the Newspaper.ru”. According to recent reports, the fire killed seven people.
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