• THE SECOND COMING OF FLOWERS

    8 days ago - By Illustration Art

    In his essay, How Flowers Changed the World, famed anthropologist Loren Eisley described the first coming of flowers, 100 million years ago:
    Once upon a time there were no flowers at all... only the cold dark monotonous green of a world whose plant life possessed no other color. Alice Hargrave Somewhere, just a short time before the close of the age of reptiles, there occurred a soundless violent explosion. It lasted millions of years, but it was an explosion, nevertheless. It marked the emergence of the angiosperms-the flowering plants... Flowers changed the face of the planet. Without...
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