Lepidodendron

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Lepidodendron

an extinct genus of tree-like giant club moss of the class Lycopodiopsida.
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We think it could have used its speed to evade predators and its climbing abilities to scale trees and lay eggs on leaves, much in the same way that modern forest cockroaches do today," added Garwood.
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.