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Swedish researchers have uncovered a stand of spruce trees with an 8,000-year-old tree root system in Dalarna, making it among the oldest in the world.

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Granar hade tusenåriga rötter
Granar med flera tusen år gamla rotsystem har upptäckts i Dalarna.
- Det visar att granen är ett av de första träden som kom hit till Skandinavien, säger Leif Kullman, professor i naturgeografi, till TT.

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Scientists in Finland have discovered a 780-year-old sylvester pine tree, the oldest living specimen known in Scandinavia, a research institute said on Tuesday.
The ancient "pinus sylvestris", a contemporary of eighth-century emperor Charlemagne, was found last year in Lapland during a study mission on forest fires, the Metla tree cultivation research institute said.

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