First land plants

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First land plants 470 mya

The greening of the land. Land is colonised by the first land plants (simple mosses). This had a major impact on weathering and erosion as the mosses enhance weathering but increase slope stability.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_plant_evolution (Wikipedia)

Keywords: evolving_earth, evolution, plant