© 2018 by Stump of Prometheus

Pando

 

Pando is a clonal colony of Aspen trees, the plant is located in Fishlake National Forest in Utah. Pando has a root system estimated to be nearly 80,000 years old, it is among the oldest of all living organisms, also, it is estimated to weigh collectively 6,000,000 kilograms, making it the heaviest known organism in the world.


Pando’s deep roots have allowed it to survive thousands of years, thru fires, droughts, and diseases, now it is in serious threat by human activities and radical climate change, and is thougth to be slowly dying.


This is a recording of the tree using the Prometheus 2 synthesiser. Recording date 10.10.2018.