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Use "bristlecone" in a sentence
"For the past decade and a half I've been making an annual pilgrimage to my favorite trees on the planet -- the Great Basin bristlecone pines (Pinus longaeva) of California's White Mountains."
"Incidentally, some years Great Basin bristlecone pines awaken in late June, discern (exactly how remains a mystery) that pending summer conditions will be inhospitable; drop back into dormancy drawing upon meager sugar reserves, enabling them to survive for another sleepy 12 months: Giving an entirely new meaning to Fastina lente or make haste slowly."
"Ultimately, it's the rising temperatures and droughts associated with global warming that will significantly impinge upon Nature's finest masterpiece -- the near-immortal Great Basin bristlecone pines."