Multiple growth rings can form in a given year. 1 Additionally, the oldest “verified” age for a single tree is under 6,000 years. The Pando is not dated by growth rings but many other assumptions which are flawed.
|5,062 years 2 3||Cross-dated||Pinus longaeva|
|4,845 4||Cross-dated||Pinus longaeva|
|4,844 5||Cross-dated||Pinus longaeva|
|6,000 – 6,800 6||Estimated||Olive tree|
|80,000-100,000 years||Clonal growth rate||Clonal colony of quaking aspen, “The Trembling Giant” (Pando)|
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