Two Fossil Ferns (Dennstaedtia) - Montana

This is a two fossil ferns (Dennstaedtia) from the Fort Union Formation near Glendive, Montana. The longest fern is 3.0" long.The dark orange/brown preservation contrasts well against the shale, and many of the details in the leaf can be seen in good relief. There may be some touchups to the surface of the leaf where some of it flaked onto the negative during collection.

Modern Dennstaedtia are know as Hay-scented or Cup Ferns.

This specimen includes an acrylic display stand.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Dennstaedtia sp.
LOCATION
Glendive, Montana
FORMATION
Fort Union Formation
SIZE
3.0" longest fern, 4.0 x 3.8" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#120835
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