Thanks bobwysiwyg. However it's not dead even though the uniformed wouldn't think twice for using it for fire wood.
Originally Posted by Harley Goldman
Would that be on the road up White Mountain, east of Bishop, by any chance? It sure looks familiar. If so, I think it would be a bristlecone pine.
Nope. It's somewhere in the Colorado Plateau and located inside the confines of a “Research” Area which was marked “No Trespassing.” I do think that it is a bristlecone pine but I am not sure. I photographed several, including this one, and all were within a close proximity to each other.