Collected on February 3, 1917, this specimen was found by W. Millward in Butler County near the former Nixon Station on the Butler Trolley Short Line. This species, known as ground pine, belongs to an important group of plants that consists of the oldest living group of vascular plants called fern allies. This plant does not produce flowers or seeds.
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