5.9" Fossil Laurel Leaf (Ocotea) - Green River Formation, Utah

This is a 5.9" fossil laurel (Ocotea) leaf from the Green River Formation, Utah. It is in good condition with a repaired crack. The leaf shows the primary vein. A second leaf tip, likely willow, is visible on one edge.

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. Over 60 described leaf bearing plants have been identified from this formation, many of which have very similar leaves. We have done our best to provide identifications based on the resources available to us, but we are not paleobotany experts and cannot guarantee that all will be 100% correct.
Ocotea coloradensis
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
5.9" leaf, 11.1 x 10.1" shale
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