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I found this in a gravel pit at the south east end of Moose Mt. in Maine. The fossils I find there have been exclusively marine invertebrates so I was trying to see perhaps scaphopod traces. The dark edges were hard to explain until I realized that this is what the plants that I find up in far north eastern Maine look like except in isn't flattened. 

Ya think ?

oops end view pending.

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ynot

Burrow cast.

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Auspex

 

11 minutes ago, ynot said:

Burrow cast.

It's either that, or the 'pith' cast in a lycopod section, but the impression of another one subjacent to it rules that out (one pith per plant!).

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There are 36 genera of plants listed in Maine. The list includes 8 Lycopods and 2 Trimerophytes. 

The preservation is very similar to obvious plants that I have found up north.

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6 minutes ago, Rockwood said:

The preservation is very similar to obvious plants that I have found up north.

Quick shot of one.

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abyssunder
47 minutes ago, Rockwood said:

Quick shot of one.

That looks like Psilophyton (like P. dapsile, P. forbessi), isn't it ? :)

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9 minutes ago, abyssunder said:

That looks like Psilophyton (like P. dapsile, P. forbessi), isn't it ? :)

It is now. ;) Thanks.

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