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Tree Fractal

A simple self-similar fractal. Similar to a Fern

Here's one that bifurcates at every iteration. By altering the angle of the branches we get completely different shapes. Topologically identical, but visually very different.

It can be modified to appear more natural by adding a little randomness to each angle. Also altering the width of the branch based on its length, and adding color increases the natural appeal of the shape.

And here's a pine tree, formed by trifuraction.

Instead of bifurcating or trifurcating, let's N-furcate.

Here's a more organic/natural feeling tree that's been windswept as it grew.

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