Which plants on Earth are the oldest?
NEPTUNE GRASS 100,000 years
From Spain and the Balearic Is, where it forms large, underwater marshes.
AMERICAN ASPEN 80,000 years
Grows in cold regions of North America such as Fishlake National Forest, Utah.
JURUPA OAK 13,000 years
Owes its name to the mountainous region in California, USA, where it grows.
MOJAVE YUCCA 12,000 years
Grows in the Mojave Desert. Extracts of the plant are used for medicinal purposes.
HUON PINE 10,500 years
Icons of Tasmanian river banks, highly prized for expensive furniture.