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Large Cedar Sprig With Many Branches
Stock Number  FPCA11

Name:   Chamaecyparis sp.
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Tranquille Shale
Location:  Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Size:  Sprig is 4.0 inches long.

Here is an excellent specimen of Chamaecyparis sp. 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 contrast. It is nicely centered on the natural plate of shale. This is a great example of fossil cedar foliage.