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The Outside Story: Ancient forests that are chipmunk height
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September 25, 2014

The Outside Story: Ancient forests that are chipmunk height

You’ve discovered a tiny evergreen forest of what looks like diminutive hemlock or cedar trees, barely taller than a chipmunk. They’re spread across the cool shade cast by a canopy of hardwood or coniferous trees. This Lilliputian forest is actually a clump of clubmosses.

Clubmosses…