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Specimen #: W.00.02.00

Collection: Plantae > Petrified Wood

Status: stored

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Description

Petrified Wood. Stump Element.

Measurements (9.2 x 3.7 x 15.4 cm)

Measurements are rough and done with a ruler not a set of calipers. Measurements were taken with the specimen in the 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

Well preserved. Not detailed enough to see the tree rings. There are no fractures or breaks at this time.