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Friday, October 3, 2014

16 Of The Most Stunning Trees In The World

125+ Year Old Rhododendron “Tree” In Canada
125+ Year Old Rhododendron “Tree” In Canada
The huge 125-year-old rhododendron Tree in Ladysmith, British Columbia, is technically not a tree, most are considered to be shrubs.

144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan
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 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan


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Tree defomed by the wind in New Zealand

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The Japanese Maple

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A beech tree with hanging moss in Oregon

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Cherry Blossoms in Bonn, Germany

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The Angel Oak Tree in Charlston,

South Carolina
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Flamboyant Tree in Brazil
The flamboyant tree is endemic to Madagascar, but it grows in tropical areas around the world.

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The Dragon blood tree in Yemen


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The President, the world's 3rd Largest 
Sequoia in California
President, located in Sequoia National Park in California, stands 241 ft (73m) tall and has a ground circumference of 93 ft (28m). It is the third largest giant sequoia in the world (second if you count its branches in addition to its trunk).

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A Tunnel of Maple trees in Oregon

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The Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree in Kauai, Hawaii
The rainbow eucalyptus, which grows throughout the South Pacific, is both useful and beautiful. It is prized for both the colorful patches left by its shedding bark and for its pulpwood, which is used to make paper

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Jacaranda Trees in Cullinan, South Africa

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Avenue of Oaks in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
This avenue of oak trees was planted some time in the 1790s on Dixie Plantation in South Carolina. 

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The Baobab trees in Madagascar
These baobabs in Madagascar are excellent at storing water in their thick trunks to use during droughts

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The Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland
Ireland’s Dark Hedges were planted in the 18th century. This stunning beech tree tunnel was featured on Game of Thrones as well.