Two Fossil Leaves (Salix And Lygodium) - Green River Formation, Utah

This is two fossil leaves from the Green River Formation, Utah. The largest is a 3.4" willow (Salix) leaf and the smaller is a 1.7" section of climbing fern (Lygodium) leaf. Lygodium is a genus of climbing fern, unique in that each frond forms a long vine.

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.
Salix cockerelli, Lygodium kaulfussii
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
3.4" salix, 1.7" lygodium, 6.6 x 3.5" shale
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