Photos: Oregon's 'Octopus Tree'

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Octopus Tree
The Octopus Tree at Cape Meares on the Oregon coast measures more than 46 feet in circumference and has no central trunk. Instead, limbs extend horizontally from the base as much as 16 feet before turning upward. The tree is 105 feet tall and is estimated to be between 250 and 300 years old. It was designated as an Oregon Heritage Tree in April 2009. Photo by Shannon L. Cheesman, KATU.com.