1.7" Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia) Fossil - Montana

This is a Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood) fossil from the Muddy Creek Formation of Beaver Head County, Montana. The frond is 1.7" long (not including the curve). The Metasequoia genus was considered extinct until a living population was discovered in China in 1941. This makes the dawn redwood a classic example of a "living fossil".

DETAILS
SPECIES
Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood)
LOCATION
Beaver Head County, Montana
FORMATION
Muddy Creek Formation
SIZE
1.7" frond
CATEGORY
ITEM
#153717
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