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Unusual Cedar Branches from British Columbia
Stock Number  FPCA15

Name:   Chamaecyparis sp. (White Cedar)
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Tranquille Shale
Location:  Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Size:  Longest branch is 3.5 inches long

Here is an excellent specimen of Chamaecyparis sp. (White Cedar) from the Eocene of British Columbia. It is very unusual to find such a long branch. 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 striking contrast. The branch is nicely showcased on the natural plate of shale. This is a great example of fossilized Cedar foliage.