Beautiful Fossil Populus (Poplar) Leaf - Green River Formation

This is a fossil leaf from the plant Populus wilmattae, a type of Poplar. It is Eocene in age and comes from the Green River Formation. The dark preservation contrasts well against the lighter shale matrix.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Populus wilmattae (Poplar Leaf)
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
Fossil is 1.47" long, Matrix 2.6x2.2"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#16395
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