Plant Fossil Wood

This plant stem was not flattened very much during its fossilisation and is almost circular in cross section. The texture of the outside of the stem has been preserved, but internal structures have been lost.

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Common name

Plant Fossil Wood

Type

Wood & Plants


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Swyre

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01488B