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Very Distinct Poplar Leaf from Colorado
Stock Number  FPCOL44

Name:   Populus wilmattae (Poplar Leaf)
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River Formation
Location:  Douglas Pass, Colorado
Size:  Leaf is 3.1 inches long

Here is a distinct fossil leaf from an unusual location. This is a very nice Populus wilmattae (Poplar) leaf from Douglas Pass, Colorado. The leaf exhibits wonderful detail - the venation of the leaf is beautifully displayed. An extremely long petiole is still tightly attached to the leaf. The fossil has gorgeous color and contrast and is well centered on the natural plate of shale that also contains a fossil beetle. This is a very fine Poplar leaf from Colorado.