USGS locality 4881, 1 & 1/2 miles southeast of Monarch, WY, upper Fort Union Fm (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Wyoming (44.9° N, 107.0° W: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 85.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

• About 250' above Monarch seam - from USGS unpublished log book. upper Fort Union - from Brown.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Specimens were collected by T.E. Willard, Aug. 2, 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 40847: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 01.07.2004

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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.
 Saxifragales - Cercidiphyllaceae