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Beautiful "Snap Pea" From The Eocene
Stock Number  FPSU10

Name:   Unidentified Legume Fruiting Body
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River
Location:  Near Bonanza, Utah
Size:  Fruiting body is 1.6 inches long.

This is a great specimen of a fruit pod from some type of legume. This specimen is from the Eocene of Utah. The fossil looks like a "snap pea". This specimen even retains a portion of the stem. The fossil has great color and contrasts wonderfully with the lighter-colored matrix. The specimen is almost perfectly centered on the rectangular plate. This is an excellent example of a legume fruiting body from the Green River Formation.