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13 must-see trees around the world

By: Sidney Stevens on Nov. 16, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
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Lone Cypress

Billed as North America's most photographed tree, this iconic Monterey cypress grows on a granite cliff overlooking California's stunning Pacific Coast. Located along the scenic 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, the Lone Cypress is believed to be 250 years old. Scarred by a long-ago fire and held in place by cables and retaining wall, this much-visited beauty stands as a symbol of rugged American individualism. It also happens to be the longstanding trademark of its landowner, the Pebble Beach Company.