Botany, Seasons

Evergreen and Everlasting: The Long March of the Lycophytes

By Julia Runcie - In the murky, humid forests of the Carboniferous Period, organisms grew to remarkable size. Dragonflies as big as Cooper’s hawks ruled the air and three-foot-long scorpions prowled the earth. The swampy water concealed beasts like the dawn tadpole, a predatory amphibian as long as a pickup truck. The canopy showcased elegant… Continue reading Evergreen and Everlasting: The Long March of the Lycophytes