Absolute dating of fossils depends on the decay of
Greeks and Romans once thought a "genius loci" or spirit of place inhabited every hill, grove, and stream. The modern counterpart is panpsychism, the idea that all things possess qualities of mindfulness or psyche.With the coming of heavy industry, such ideas gave way to the financially convenient reduction of the Earth to the status of a lifeless resource.Often has the effect of making the bed of a stream or flood plain rise.Also, a phase of forest biomass accumulation in the years that follow a harvest.
Monocots include grasses, orchids, palms, and cattails, and dicots include oaks, sycamores, and maples.
Some key assumptions: Angiosperms: flowering plants that place their seeds in fruits.