Plant leaf

Recognisable pieces of plant like this are really quite rare in the Purbeck Beds.

Find out more on the wood and plants page.

Common name

Plant leaf

Scientific name

Thuites

Type

Wood & Plants


Strata

Purbeck Limestone Group

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

142 million years

Where found

Swanage

Found by

Charles Wilcox

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.06621i