Two Fossil Leaves - Green River Formation, Utah

This is two fossil leaves from the Green River Formation, Utah. The largest is a 3.1" poplar (Populus) leaf and the smaller is a 1.6" Odostemon leaf section. Odostemon is a genus of plants in the Barberry family. There are other unidentified plant fossils in this specimen.

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, Odostemon eocenia
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
3.1" wide populus, 1.3" odostemon, 10.5 x 7.8" shale
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