ATHENS, Ohio - Studies of a 373-year-old white oak found in an Ohio old-growth forest suggest it is the oldest recorded hardwood east of the Mississippi. But while this ranking is exciting to the researchers studying the forest, they are more interested in what the tree can tell them about the climate and ecology in the region over nearly four centuries.
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