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Specimen #: W.00.03.00

Collection: Plantae > Petrified Wood, Bald Cypress

Status: stored

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Description

Petrified Wood. Stump Element.

Measurements (10.5 x 4.8 x 24.8 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, Bald Cypress
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: Anita-Maria Janzic
Current Condition

Well preserved for this area. Details can be seen of the tree rings. It is crumbly due to its composition of sand/silt.