Fossil Forest Bed 7 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (44.0° N, 110.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 98.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sepulcher Formation, Middle Eocene (47.8 - 37.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. H. Knowlton. 1899. Fossil Flora of the Yellowstone National Park. USGS Monograph Series 32(2) [H. Sims/H. Lindon/H. Lindon]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24157: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 01.08.2002, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Angiospermae
 Laurales - Lauraceae
Laurus grandis Lesquereux 1883 laurel
Lesquereux
 Apiales - Araliaceae
Aralia notata Lesquereux 1878 spikenard
Lesquereux
 Proteales - Platanaceae
Platanus guillelmae Göppert 1852 plane tree
Gopp
"Aralia whitneyi" = Macginitiea whitneyi Lesquereux 1878
Lesquereux
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Acacia macrosperma Knowlton 1899 wattle
Knowlton
 Rosales - Rhamnaceae
Rhamnus eorectinervis Knowlton 1919 buckthorn
Lesquereux
 Fagales - Fagaceae
Castanea pulchella Knowlton 1899 chestnut
Knowlton
 Fagales - Juglandaceae
Juglans rugosa Lesquereux 1868 walnut
Lesquereux
 Coniferales - Cupressaceae
Sequoia langsdorfii Heer 1877 coast redwood
(Brgt.) Heer
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus gracilistrobus Knowlton 1899 pine
Knowlton
Pinus premurrayana Knowlton 1899 pine
Polypodiopsida
 Polypodiales - Polypodiidae