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Very Detailed Cedar Sprig From The Eocene
Stock Number  FPCA08

Name:   Chamaecyparis sp.
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Tranquille Shale
Location:  Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Size:  Sprig is 2.1" X 2.5".

Here is an excellent specimen of Chamaecyparis sp. from the Eocene of British Columbia. It is unusual to find this many branches still attached. This large white cedar sprig exhibits fine detail. Under magnification, the individual scale-like leaves are easily seen. This fossil plant has wonderful color and contrast. It is nicely centered on the natural plate of shale. This is a great example of fossil cedar foliage.