Lepidodendron

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Lepidodendron

an extinct genus of tree-like giant club moss of the class Lycopodiopsida.
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While the trunks of different varieties of scale trees can be characterized by the pattern of their scales, the roots are all very similar and have been given the generic name Stigmaria.
They went as far as to erect a summer tree sit in the stand of old growth, taking a cue from environmental activists who scale trees in other national forest hot spots.
This equipment included ropes and a rope with a hammer head attached which the procurator fiscal John Bamber claimed could be used for throwing over branches so that Kinsley could scale trees and reach nests.