Two Fossil Willow Leaves (Salix) - Green River Formation, Utah

This is two fossil willow (Salix) leaves from the Green River Formation, Utah. The largest is a 3.2" and the smaller is a 3.0".

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.
FOR SALE
$79
DETAILS
SPECIES
Salix cockerelli
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
3.2" larget salix, 10.3 x 6.3" shale
ITEM
#117969
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