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

This is two fossil willow (Salix) leaves from the Green River Formation, Utah. The largest leaf is 4.1" long and overlies most of the smaller leaf. Both are in good condition and show primary and secondary venation as well as serrations on the margin.

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
Salix cockerelli
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
4.1" largest leaf, 8.5 x 5.9" shale
ITEM
#118019
GUARANTEE
We guarantee the authenticity of all of our
specimens. Read more about our
Authenticity Guarantee.