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Aristid Lindenmayer, a botanist, invented L-Systems to describe plant development. L-Systems generates 2-d fractal images, including plant-like branching structures, and familiar fractals such as the Koch curve and Sierpinski gasket. The user can alter the rules, colors, and specify error and variation in the rule application.


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