Jurupa Oak

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Jurupa Oak / Palmer's oak (on the right is tagged #1)

The Jurupa Oak is a clonal colony of Quercus palmeri (Palmer's oak) trees in Riverside County, southern California. The Oak colony has survived an estimated 13,000 years through clonal reproduction, following burning in wildfires.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Michael Reilly (December 23, 2009). "Ancient tree (almost) older than dirt". Discovery News. Retrieved May 13, 2010. 
  2. ^ The World's Oldest Plant -Alive at the Last Ice Age, The Daily Galaxy, November 29, 2010
  3. ^ A Pleistocene Clone of Palmer's Oak Persisting in Southern California, PLOS, December 23, 2009