Museum Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 days a week!
*Some holidays
excluded*

Specimen #: W.00.01.00

Collection: Plantae > Petrified Wood

Status: stored

Images
Description

Petrified Wood, Stump Element

Measurements (5.9 x 3.7 x 12.0 cm)

Measurements are rough and only used with a ruler not calipers. Measurements were taken with the specimen in a horizontal position.

Details
Common Name: Petrified Wood
Phylum: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Taxodium
Species: distichum
Geo Period: Assume Cretaceous
Epoch: Assume Campanian
Formation: Assume Pierre Shale
Member: Assume Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell, Dave Simpson, Anita-Maria Janzic
Current Condition

Moderately well preserved. Not fractured. Good condition.