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Excellent Metasequoia Frond from Canada
Stock Number  FPCA39

Name:   Metasequoia occidentalis
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Tranquille Shale
Location:  Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Size:  Frond is 3.8 inches long

Here is an extremely attractive specimen of Metasequoia occidentalis from the Eocene of Canada. This Dawn Redwood frond exhibits superb detail. The central shoot and opposite attachment of the individual leaflets are displayed in wonderful fashion. The frond is well showcased on the natural plate of shale. The dark-colored fossil has excellent contrast with the lighter-colored matrix. This is a very fine example of Metasequoia from the Tranquille Shale.