3.9" Fossil Herb Stem With Leaves - Green River Formation, Utah

This is a 3.9" fossil herb leaf (Lomatia) from the Green River Formation, Utah. It is in good condition and shows the primary venation. Lomatium is a genus of flowering her more commonly known as Biscuit Root.

While the Green River Formation is best know for its fish fossils, other areas produce incredible plant fossils.

Comes with an acrylic stand.

A note on Green River leaf identifications. There are over 60 described leaf bearing plants from this formation, many of which have very similar leaves. We've done our best to provide identifications based on the resources available to us, but are not paleobotany experts, so we can not guarantee that all will be 100% correct.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Lomatia coloradensis
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
3.9" leaf, 10.1 x 8.1" shale
ITEM
#118010
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