Also known as the Resurrection Plant (or Selaginella Lepdophylla) this ancient plant is as resilient as they come! Some might step right over it, considering it dead but in fact this baby is anything but! Native to the Chihuahuan Desert where a lack of water triggers this dormancy phase. By curling up it protects the inner stems and tissues from light and thermal damage. This survival mechanism allows it to endure for centuries at a time!