Flower from Utah
Flower (species unkown)
mm = 1 inch): Matrix 130mm X 200mm; Flower 35mm X 52mm
Skull Rock Pass Conglomerate, Millard County, Utah
is a very unusual fossil specimen from a very little known locality.
The fossil flower is loose in the limestone matrix that came from
a lacustrian paleoenviroment. There is also a partial Acer sp. plant
leaf on the matrix.
flora at this locality is similar to that of Florissant Colorado.
Research has estimated that the paleotemperature averaged 56 degrees
F during the Oligocene.
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