Two Fossil Leaves (Zizyphoides & Ampelopsis) - Montana

These are two fossil leaves (Ampelopsis acerifolia and Zizyphoides flabellum) from the Fort Union Formation near Glendive, Montana. The Ampelopsis acerifolia leaf is 2.85" long and the Zizyphoides leaf is 1.55" wide. The dark orange/brown preservation contrasts well against the shale, and many of the details in the leaves can be seen in good relief. There may be some touchups to the surface of the leaves where pieces of them flaked onto the negative during collection.

This specimen includes an acrylic display stand.

#1 - Zizyphoides flabellum (1.55" wide)
#5 - Ampelopsis acerifolia (2.85" long)
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ampelopsis acerifolia & Zizyphoides flabellum
LOCATION
Glendive, Montana
FORMATION
Fort Union Formation
SIZE
2.85" Long Ampelopsis, 5.8 x 4" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#188694
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