3.9" Pennsylvanian Fossil Fern (Sphenopteris) Plate - Kentucky

This is a fossil fern (Sphenopteris) plate, from the Breathitt Formation, Leslie County, Kentucky. It is collection of stalks and pinnules (branch of leaflets). This specimen is well preserved with individual lobes visible. Venation is visible under magnification.

Sphenopteris is genus of seed ferns, extinct species of fern that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns.

Comes with acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Sphenopteris solida
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
3.9 x 2.6" Rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#112927
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