Populus

  • Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Leaf Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Poplar leaves and
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Poplar leaves and capsule (Family Salicaceae) from the 18-inch layer of the FBM. Top left) Populus sp. leaf from FBM Locality A. Specimen is FMNH PP53554 and measures 98 millimeters in length. Bottom left) Populus sp. capsule from FBM Locality E. Specimen is FMNH PP55048 with a length of 16 millimeters. Right) ?Populus wilmattae Cockerell, 1925, From FBM Locality G. Specimen number BMNH V.62003 measuring 120 millimeters in length
Catalog Number: PP 53554
Taxonomic Name: Populus
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Morphology: Leaf
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
Collector: L. Grande
EMu IRN: 2303504
Occurrence ID: 85ae63e0-55b0-48f6-a614-c3f1e5e270c2

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