Bristlecone Pine GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK

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Great Basin National Park lies within the Great Basin Desert, one of four distinct U.S deserts, characterized by sagebrush communities. Two members of the group Gnetophyta (Joint Firs) can be found in the park. It is also home to one of the oldest living things: the bristlecone pine.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Image: Bristlecone Pine on the park's Mt. Washington.
Public domain image by Loren Reinhold


Trip 7 - California
  1. Joshua Tree National Park
  2. San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park
  3. Mission Trails Regional Park
  4. La Brea Tar Pits
  5. Wine Country
  6. Monterey Bay
  7. Yosemite National Park
  8. Mono Lake
  9. Great Basin National Park
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Eastern Nevada [39oN, 114.3oW]


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