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Identification – British Clubmosses

By - A C Jermy

Clubmosses are the descendants of an ancient group of plants which dominated the landscape in the Carboniferous Coal Measure swamps some 300 million years ago. From their fossil record, we know that some were 45m tall and, from the density of those remains, were the dominant plant in vast areas of primeval forest. None reaches that stature today.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist