Maximum Longevity

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Old Growth Forests - Definitions - Other Definitions
... cohorts Average age of dominant species approaching half the maximum longevity for species (approximately 150+ years for most shade-tolerant trees) Some old trees at close to ... a period greater than the maximum longevity of the dominant tree species) Minimal evidence of human disturbance Final stages of stand development before a relatively steady state is reached ...

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    Every thing teaches transition, transference, metamorphosis: therein is human power, in transference, not in creation; & therein is human destiny, not in longevity but in removal. We dive & reappear in new places.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I had a quick grasp of the secret to sanity—it had become the ability to hold the maximum of impossible combinations in one’s mind.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)