5.2" Fossil Climbing Fern (Lygodium) - Green River Formation, Utah

This is a 5.2" fossil climbing fern (Lygodium) leaf from the Green River Formation, Utah. It is in very good condition with very detailed preservation. Lygodium is a genus of climbing fern, unique in that each frond forms a long vine.

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.
Lygodium kaulfussii
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
5.2" wide leaf, 6.0 x 5.7" shale
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