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Submission + - Flowering Plants' Roots Pushed Back 100 M Years (

Rambo Tribble writes: Frontiers in Plant Science has published research which suggests that angiosperms' origins are a lot older than we have thought; 100 million years older, in fact: This puts the roots of these plants in the Triassic, not the Cretaceous, as previously thought. The BBC also covered the story with a little more eye candy:
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Flowering Plants' Roots Pushed Back 100 M Years

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