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Re: Bracken



Could you suggest kudzu-equivalents or blackberry bush-equivalents as
mass coverage that's not grass?

-Betty

Ronald Orenstein wrote:
> That is not to say,of course, that ecological equivalents may not have
> existed in the Mesozoic - given the absence of grasses I wouold be amazed
> if there were no such plants.  And of course bracken is not the only living
> fern capable of providing concealment; Dicranopteris ferns form high, dense
> and pretty much impenetrable thickets along forest edge in many tropical
> areas, including Hawaii.


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