Mt. Reba Flora (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Alpine County, California (38.5° N, 120.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 117.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Disaster Peak Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain

• "andesitic sediments"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D.I. Axelrod. 1980. Contributions to the Neogene Paleobotany of Central California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 121:3-212 [B. Tiffney/J. Fosdick/J. Fosdick]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35270: authorized by Bruce Tiffney, entered by Julia Fosdick on 21.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Cupressaceae
Juniperus sp. Linnaeus 1753 juniper
 Pinales - Pinaceae
 Typhales - Commelinidae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
 Fagales - Fagaceae
 Violales - Salicaceae