14" Fossil Leaf Plate - Green River Formation, Utah

This is an interesting fossil leaf plate from the Green River Formation, Utah. It contains three poplar (Populus) leaves, the largest, 3.8". In addition there is a 3.5" willow (Salix)leaf and an unidentified fruit, located on the primary vein of the largest poplar leaf. There are a number of other plant inclusions in this specimen that have not been identified.

While the Green River Formation is best know for its fish fossils, other areas produce incredible plant fossils.

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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.
Populus wilmattae, Salix sp., Unidentified
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
3.8" largest leaf, 13.9 x 8.1" rock
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