Fossil Leaf Plate (Populus and Abies) - Green River Formation, Utah

This is an impressive fossil leaf plate from the Green River Formation, Utah. It contains a beautiful 5.7" poplar (Populus) leaf and a .5" fir (Abies) needle. Other fossils in this plate are unidentified plant material. Populus is the group that includes Cottonwoods, Quaking Aspen. Abies is the genus containing fir trees.

While the Green River Formation is best known 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.
Populus sp., Abies sp.
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
5.7" largest leaf, 11.9 x 6.6" rock
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