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Wed Oct 25, 2017, 01:20 PM

5. For example, the Barnsley fern





https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnsley_fern

Recursive patterns are common in nature.

The recursive tear-repair cycle of cladoxylopsid trunk growth may not have been as efficient as modern trees, but it worked. They got the light, their shorter shaded neighbors did not.

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