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Cycads: No Longer "Living Fossils"

Cycads: No Longer "Living Fossils"

Cycads are considered "living fossils," unchanged from the days when Jurassic dinosaurs fed upon them. New research shows that today's cycads are much younger than that.

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15 Months Later, Rediscovered San Francisco Plant Thrives

15 Months Later, Rediscovered San Francisco Plant Thrives

Fifteen months after a native plant thought to be extinct was rediscovered in San Francisco, local botanists have succeeded in growing it and are making plans to plant it out in the wild.

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