Round notothylasNotothylas orbicularisDivision AnthocerotophytaGroup hornwort These plants grow best in North America and grow best with plenty of water.
Archidium moss Archidium tenerrimum Division Bryophyta Group Moss This type of moss grows closely together and thrives in wet climates.
Andreaea moss Andreaea rupestine Division Bryophyta Group mossThis moss, known asgranite moss, growson rock surfaces inNorth America andsub-artic regions.
Killer algaeCaulerpa taxifoliaDivision ChlorophytaGroup green algaeFirst found in theMediterranean, this algaegot its name because offear of toxins, althoughthe real threat comesfrom the quickness ofgrowth.
HaplomitriumHaplomitrium hookeriDivision HepaticophytaGroup liverwortsIt is found mainly onthe eastern side ofthe world and itsbest knowncharacteristic is itsleafy rhizoids.
Field horsetailEquisetum arvenseDivision EquisetophytaGroup horsetail Found in temperate zones, this plant grows best in wet or sandy soil.
Appalachian quillwort This slender plant isIsoetes appalachiana found in the shallow waters of theDivision Lycopoetiophyta Appalachian region, notablyGroup lycopod northwest Georgia.
Tree-trunk club mossHuperzia aqualupianaDivision LycopodiophytaGroup lycopod The name of this plant gives away its characteristics, and it grows in warm areas.
This fern has roots thatallows it to grow in oddpositions. It is found inPacific regions andtropical America. Psilotim complanatumFlat-fork fern Division Psilophyta Group whisk fern
Pacific mosquito fern Azolla filiculoides Division Pteridophyta Group fern Another aquatic plant, Pacific mosquito ferns are found in Pacific regions and spread out as they grow.
Silver fir Abies Alba Division Coniferophyta Group conifer As a gymnosperm, this plant has cones and needles. It is found in European mountain terrains.
Sago palmCycas revolutaDivision CycadophytaGroup cycadWith a thick trunk, thispalm does well in coldweather and actuallyprefers less water.
Maidenhair tree Ginkgo biloba Division Ginkgophyta Group ginkgoThe ginkgo is a deep-rooted and sturdy treethat doesn’t have manyclose relatives. It isfound mainly inChina/Japan.
Clap-weed Ephedra antisyphilitica Division Gnetophyta Group Mormon tea (gnetophyta)The largeclap-weedthrives in dryareas,therefore itlived in theAmericansouthwest.
Lily of the Alstroemeria psittacinaIncas Division Magnoliophyta Group flowering plant (monocotyledons) This lily thrives in South America and has leaves that twist up from its base.