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Sphenopsids fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small horsetail stem imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The fossilized material is dark brown with evident ridges on stem.
Other Names
Horsetail
Plant
Equisetum
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small horsetail stem imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The fossilized material is dark brown with evident ridges on stem.
History Of Use
Plant fossils are relatively less important than animal fossils, although pollen and algae are important for dating some rocks. The equisetum or horsetail grew up to 40m tall.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1987.49.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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