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Calamities were horsetail like trees that went extinct about 250 to 360 million years ago. These plants were medium-sized trees, growing to heights of 30-50 meters and about 100-160 feet. The trunk of these trees had an appearance like a bamboo trunk while the leaves were needle-shaped. These calamities reproduced by cloning

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