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Baby Fern?
 
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Baby Fern?


Fossildude19

Extremely small Fern/cycadophyte?
Usually, I find Otozamites.
Earlly Jurassic, Shuttle Meadow Fm. CT.

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From the album:

Fossildude's Early Jurassic Plant Fossils

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I'm no paleobotanist but this appears to be the very tip of a fern branch and showing sporangia (spores). They are the round structures where the tiny leaves (pinnules) would normally be .

Tom

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I'm no paleobotanist but this appears to be the very tip of a fern branch and showing sporangia (spores). They are the round structures where the tiny leaves (pinnules) would normally be .

Tom

Thanks for the comment Tom! I haven't found this type of thing before, and am no paleobotanist either.

Thanks again for your opinion.

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