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Florida loses oldest cypress tree

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Florida’s oldest cypress tree was known as “The Senator.”  The tree which survived more than 3,500 years burned to the ground on Monday in Longwood, Florida.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis has more.

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Source:  Retired University of Professor of Botany Daniel Ward

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