4.2" Fossil Leaf (Populus)- Green River Formation, Utah

This is a beautiful, well preserved 4.2" fossil leaf (Populus) from the Green River Formation, Uintah County, Utah. The dark color of the fossil stands out nicely against the gray stone. Populus is the the order poplar, the group that includes Cottonwoods, Quaking Aspen and other poplar trees. This

While this formation is best known for well preserved fossil fish found in Wyoming, other sections of the formation contain a very diverse insect fauna.

Comes with an acrylic stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Populus willmattae, Sparganium eocenicum
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
4.2" leaf, 6.9 x 5.0" rock
ITEM
#110399
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