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Distinct Ginkgo Leaf with Outstanding Venation
Stock Number  FPGIN302

Name:   Ginkgo biloba
Age:  Paleocene
Formation:  Sentinnel Butte Formation
Location:  Almont, North Dakota
Size:  Leaf is 2.85 inches long

Here is a very displayable Ginkgo fossil. This is a long Ginkgo biloba (formerly G. adiantoides) leaf from the Paleocene of North Dakota. This fossil leaf is quite complete and preserves fine detail. The leaf has great form, and the palmate venation of the Ginkgo leaf is wonderfully displayed (difficult to see in photo). The off-white color of the leaf contrasts beautifully with the dark brown matrix. This is a very nice Ginkgo leaf from North Dakota.