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rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2022 10:48 a.m. PST

I'm here for some suggestions for ancient flora for games set prior to the late Cretaceous when most contemporary plants had evolved.]

Some things are obvious such as lichen for scrub, cake decor palms as tree ferns, and Christmas village pines as generic evergreens, but what about vast plains of man-sized ferns? Giant club moss?

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2022 11:12 a.m. PST

Before the advent of the grasses, I think fields of hip height ferns might be the way to go!

Personal logo timurilank Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2022 11:55 a.m. PST

I have used several decorative wreaths to create tropical foliage.
These were the last bits pooled together making different trees.

Other pieces served to make shrubbery.

JMcCarroll16 Jun 2022 5:58 p.m. PST

Aquarium plants or mats. They sell roughly 10" by 10" mats in a half a dozen styles. Plants are attached by a plastic grid underneath. Can't beat it for the price!

gavandjosh0220 Jun 2022 12:52 p.m. PST

Collecta make some plastic prehistoric plants – cycads, williamsonia and others. Also try the link below for some alternatives (images).


rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2022 9:17 a.m. PST

I ended up ordering these smallish plants to pass as non-specific flora: link link I'll just group them on cardboard or tile in random shapes.

rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2022 9:22 a.m. PST

It cracks me up that these obvious miniature plastic plants are packaged as "Wild Animals!"

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