Pennsylvanian Fossil Flora (Neuropteris & Annularia) Plate - Kentucky

 
 
This is a beautiful fossil flora plate that contains both Neuropteris and Annularia fossils. This plate was collected from the Breathitt Formation of Leslie County, Kentucky. It comes from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Kentucky and Ohio.

Neuropteris is an extinct genus of ferns that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns. Annularia is a genus and refers to the leaves or whorl of the jointed-stemmed plant, Calamites, a close relative of modern horsetails.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Neuropteris sp. & Annularia sp.
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
3.6 x 3" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#136796
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