Plant Fossils

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Fossil Plants

Also see:
Kingdom Plantae
Endosymbiotic Origin of Domain Eukarya
Endosymbiosis - Appearance of Eukaryotes

 

Plant Fossils through Geological Time


Paleozoic Plant Fossils
Yuknessia
Cooksonia
Glossopteris

Yuknessia sp. (fossil algae)
Middle Cambrian
Wheeler Shale Formation, Utah

Cooksonia Primitive Vascular Plant with Sea Scorpian
Silurian
Bertie Group, Buffalo, New York
Glossopteris browniana Seed Fern
Permian
Blackwater Formation, Western Australia
Glossopteris sp
Permian
New South Wales, Australia
Annularia
Lepidodendron
Alethopteris
Annularia stellata leaflets
Carboniferous
Montceau Les Mines, France
Alethopteris valida Seed Fern
Pennsylvannian
Forence Mine, Nova Scotia Province, Canada
Pteridospermatophyta (seed fern) Fruit
Pennsylvanian
Fire Creek Formation, West Virginia
Calamostachys schimper Calamites Cone
Clubmoss Tree
Alethopteris sp. Seed Fern
Pennsylvanian
Northeast Oklahoma
Calamostachys schimper Calamites Cone
Carboniferous
Crawford County, Indiana

Sigillariostrobus rhombibracteatus Cone of Clubmoss Tree
Carboniferous
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Mesozoic Plant Fossils
Araucarioxylon arizonicum
Late Triassic
Winslow, Arizona
Umkomasia sp. Seed Fern
Triassic
Tasmania, Australia
Sphenophytes Neocalamites
Triassic
Tasmania, Australia

Araucaria mirabilis
Middle Jurassic
Cerro Cuadrato, Patgonia, Argentina

Araucaria moreauniana
Jurassic
Malm zeta 2, Eichstadt, Germany
Agathis jurassica
Jurassic
New South Wales, Australia
Ptilophyllum pecten Cycadophyte
Middle Jurassic
Queensland, Australia
Zamites Cycadeoid Fossil
Sapindopsis anhouryi (Soapberry)
Cretaceous
en-Nammoura, Lebanon
Ginkgo huttoni
Jurassic
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Cenozoic Plant Fossils
Cercidiphyllum articulum
Paleocene
Fort Union Formation, Montana

Ginkgo biloba
Middle Eocene
Tranquille Shale, British Columbia

Bryophytes in amber
Opalized Petrified Wood
Miocene
Virgin Valley, Nevada
Leguminosites lesquereuxiana
Eocene
Green River Shale, Uintah County, Utah
Leaves, Bryophytes and Insects in Amber
Middle Pleistocene to Pliocene
Andes Mountains, Colombia
Unkown Flower Fossil
Oligocene
Millard County, Utah
Flower in Fossil Resin (Amber)l
Oligocene - Miocene
Dominican Republic
Virola Hallucigenic Tree Flowers in Amber
Pliocene to Pleistocene
Andies Mountains, Colombia