Pennsylvanian Fossil Horsetail (Annularia) Plate - Kentucky

This is a beautiful fossil flora plate that contains a nicely preserved Annularia fossil. This plate was collected from the Breathitt Formation of Leslie County, Kentucky. It comes from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Kentucky and Ohio.

Annularia is the genus and refers to the leaves or whorl of the jointed-stemmed plant, Calamites, a close relative of modern horsetails.


DETAILS
SPECIES
Annularia longifolia
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
4 x 2.5" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#154657
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