The 5063 year old bristlecone pine, growing high in the White Mountains of Inyo County in eastern California, is possibly one of the oldest known non-clonal organisms on Earth.
The acacia is used as a symbol in Freemasonry, to represent purity and endurance of the soul, and as funerary symbolism signifying resurrection and immortality. The tree gains its importance from the description of the burial of Hiram Abiff, who provided some of the builders for King Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem.
Egyptian mythology has associated the acacia tree with characteristics of the Tree of life, such as in the Myth of Osiris and Isis. ( source: Wiki )
Carnivorous plants such as the Asian Pitcher or the Venus Flytrap have evolved to lure and entice their prey, although carnivorous plants are not technically carnivorous; as they do not feed for calories, but instead break down an other organisms bodies for their nitrogen.
Eucalyptus macrocarpa, or Mottlecah, is a mallee Eucalyptus that is native to the south-west of Western Australia and noted for its large, spectacular flowers.
All these conscious plant beings are very intelligent, and in fact gift us with the most essential element for life as we know it; H2O of course.
I personally believe plantlife has been in what might be considered a constant state of meditation for roughly 450 million years of evolution.
Can you imagine the profound knowledge and insight that can be obtained and shared over 450 million years?
Just try to imagine the level of understanding and unconditional love that can be reached through millions of years of meditative evolution.
It’s important to note that these are some of our oldest know ancestors, and most of them have been around a lot longer than we have. They typically outlive us by um… THOUSANDS OF YEARS!