The world’s biggest and oldest living plant found in Western Australia

Sprawling 4,500-year-old seagrass found in Shark Bay.

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The discovery of the single plant or ‘clone’ of the seagrass Posidonia australis in the shallow, sun-drenched waters of the World Heritage Area of Shark Bay in WA. Credit: University of Western Australia
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