1.5" Pennsylvanian Fossil Horsetail (Sphenophyllum) - Kentucky

This is a 1.5" fossil horsetail (Sphenophyllum) stalk, from the Breathitt Formation, Leslie County, Kentucky. Sphenophyllum is an extinct genus of vine like horsetails from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Eastern Kentucky and Ohio. In addition to the stalk of Sphenophyllum, there are two whorls of leaves.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Sphenophyllum sp.
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
1.5" stalk, 3.6 x 3.1" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#112902
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