Pseudosalix Fossil Plant from Green River Formation

Pseudosalix handleyi (willow)

Order Malpighiales, Family Salicaceae

Geological Time : Eocene

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Fossil is 60 by 75 mm; matrix is 150 mm across widest lateral

Fossil Site: Parachute Creek Member, Green River Formation, Unita County, Colorado

Code: ZPL105

Price: $35.00, reduced to $25

Pseudosalix Fossil PlantDescription: While the Green River Formation is a Lagerstätte most known for its exquisite fish fossils, the fossil flora and fauna are truly diverse, including plants, invertebrates and vertebrates (including reptiles, mammals) with even Eocene stromatolites represented. Many willow species are among some 300 fossil plant described from the Green River Formation. This fossil is a stem with several leaves.


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