7.4" Fossil Flora (Neuropteris & Lepidodendron) Plate - Kentucky

 
 
This is a beautiful fossil flora plate that contains both Neuropteris and Lepidodendron fossils. This plate was collected from the Breathitt Formation of Leslie County, Kentucky. It comes from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Kentucky and Ohio.

Neuropteris is an extinct genus of ferns that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns. Lepidodendron is a genus of extinct, primitive, vascular, tree-like plants most closely related to gill worts and and club mosses, that grew up to 98ft (30 m) and had trunks 3.2ft (1 m) in diameter. It is from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Eastern Kentucky and Ohio.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$39
DETAILS
SPECIES
Neuropteris sp. & Lepidodendron sp.
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
7.4 x 3.5" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#142422
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