USGS locality 4280, bank of Yellowstone River, near Glendive, MT, Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Montana (47.1° N, 104.7° W: paleocoordinates 52.5° N, 81.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Fort Union Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)

• lower Fort Union.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and carbonaceous shale

• light colored shale and sandstone, coal, plants.

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by Knowlton & Peale, July 22, 1907.

Primary reference: R. W. Brown. 1962. Paleocene flora of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 375:1-119 [P. Wilf/J. Sessa/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40436: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Species lists for Brown 1962 were compiled from the publication and provided for the Paleobiology Database by Drs. Steven R. Manchester and Peter R. Crane.
 Rhamnales - Rosidae