Earth's origins (4,560-635 million years ago)

This web page contains the topics that will not be covered in the paleobotany short course due to time constraints. Much of the information about the early Earth is relevant and useful. You may want to take some time to review as the early events set the stage for land plant evolution.

FAQ Narrative

Geologic Periods

Events of Note

Groups Involved

*diverts to Plant Diversity web site