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Oct. 26, 2021: Jumpstarting tourism in Colorado; Searching for world’s southernmost tree

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southernmost tree
Courtesy Brian Buma
Brian Buma, an associate professor of integrative biology at the University of Colorado Denver, set off to find the world’s southernmost tree. It is on Hornos Island off the southern tip of South America. Known as a Magellan’s Beech tree, it’s actually a Nothofagus.

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