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1.5" Viburnum Lakesii Fossil Leaf 66-56 Mil Yrs Old Paleocene Age Raton FM Colorado


Location: Raton Formation, Las Animas County, Colorado

Weight: 5 Ounces

Dimensions: 5.3 Inches Long, 4 Inches Wide, 0.5 Inches Thick (Plate)

Leaf Dimensions: 1.5 Inches Long, 1.3 Inches Wide (Leaf)

The item pictured is the one you will receive.

This is a genuine fossil.

Paleocene Age 66-56 million years ago

Viburnum Lakesii

Viburnum Lakesii is a species of flowering plant that belongs to the family Adoxaceae. It is commonly known as Lakes Viburnum and is native to North America. The plant is found in the Paleocene epoch, which lasted from about 66 to 56 million years ago. During this time, the climate was warm and humid, and the landscape was dominated by forests. 

Lakes Viburnum is found in Las Animas County, Colorado, which is located in the southeastern part of the state. Las Animas County is known for its diverse landscape, which includes mountains, canyons, and grasslands. The county has a rich geological history and is home to many fossils from the Paleocene epoch. 

The Lakes Viburnum plant is characterized by its large leaves and clusters of white flowers. It typically grows to be around 6-10 feet tall and prefers moist soil conditions. The plant is often used in landscaping due to its attractive appearance and hardiness. 

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