USGS locality 4870, east of Stater Creek, Wy, upper Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (44.8° N, 107.1° W: paleocoordinates 50.7° N, 85.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• upper Fort Union Fm

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by T.E.Willard July 27, 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/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40825: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 01.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

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.
Dicotyledonae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Celtis aspera Manchester 2014 hackberry
Magnoliopsida
 Sapindales - Aceraceae
 Cornales - Cornaceae
Cornus hyperborea Heer 1871 dogwood