Fossil Conifer Foliage From The Upper Cretaceous Moreno Formation, California

Conifer branches from the upper Cretaceous portions of the Moreno Formation, as recovered from strata situated near the western edge of California's Great Central Valley. Called scientifically, Margeriella cretacea--an extinct conifer with no known living counterpart, though it shows some botanic similarities to the Cupressaceae--the Cypress family. Photograph courtesy a specific web page.

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