3.2" Pennsylvanian, Fossil Club Moss (Lepidodendron) - Alabama

This is a 3.2" fossil club moss (Lepidodendron), from the Pottsville Formation, Alabama. This beautiful specimen is part of a branch of this fascinating plant. It is very well preserved, even retaining some plant material.

Lepidodendron, also called scale tree, is a genus of extinct, primitive, vascular, tree-like plants most closely related to gill worts and and club mosses, that grew up to 98ft (30m) and had trunks a 3.2ft (1m) in diameter.

Comes with an acrylic stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Lepidodendron sp.
LOCATION
Cumberland Plateau, Alabama
FORMATION
Pottsville Formation
SIZE
3.2" plant, 3.2 x 1.8"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#112796
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