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Moss Has Cloned Itself for 50,000 Years - A peat moss [Sphagnum palustre] spreading throughout the Hawaiian Islands appears to be an ancient clone that has copied itself for some 50,000 years—and may be one of the oldest multicellular organisms on Earth. Reference: Karlin, E. F., Hotchkiss, S. C., Boles, S. B., Stenøien, H. K., Hassel, K., Flatberg, K. I. and Shaw, A. J. (2011), High genetic diversity in a remote island population system: sans sex. New Phytologist

Moss Has Cloned Itself for 50,000 Years, Study Says

- A peat moss [Sphagnum palustre] spreading throughout the Hawaiian Islands appears to be an ancient clone that has copied itself for some years—and may be one of the oldest multicellular organisms on Earth.

Bamboo forest - Maui, Hawaii (2010).  There are 1450 species of Bambuseae worldwide.  It is found from Asia to northern Australia (also the Americas and Africa).  It was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands, and is considered an invasive species.  -kc

Bamboo Forest- Maui, Hawaii There are 1450 species of Bambuseae worldwide. It is found from Asia to northern Australia (also the Americas and Africa). It was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands, and is considered an invasive species.

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Hawaiian beauty

Tropical Hawaiian Rain Forest Water Fall by SmithsDesigns on Etsy, $10.00

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Hawaiians Believe Ironwood Forests Such as This One on Lana’i are Haunted

PHOTO: Ironwood Forest on Lana'i, Hawai'i

Hawaiians Believe Ironwood Forests Such as This One on Lana’i are Haunted

Yay - I've enjoyed these growths in person while lightly hiking through the Seward, AK rainforest - March 31 2016 :)   Picture of Evergreen Rain Forest Moss Nature British Columbia

Yay - I've enjoyed these growths in person while lightly hiking through the Seward, AK rainforest - March 31 2016 :) Picture of Evergreen Rain Forest Moss Nature British Columbia

North Carolina Cemetery

I think one of the most interesting things about North Carolina is the old family cemetaries in people's front yards.

“Banyon Forest, Honula Bay, Maui, Hawaii”  #SunKuWriter Free Books http://sunkuwriter.com

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“Banyon Forest, Honula Bay, Maui, Hawaii” #SunKuWriter Free Books http://sunkuwriter.com

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coiour-my-world: “A tree to treasure … ”

Tree roots by the river by Stuart Meikle

In pictures: National Tree Week

Tree roots by the river by Stuart Meikle. From the Tree Council's magazine, for National Tree Week 2012

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Rain Forest Of Tree Ferns. (Rain Forest Of Tree Ferns (Cibotium Splendens) And Ohio Lehua Trees (Metrosideros Polymorpha). Big Island Of Hawaii.

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