Plant Fossil Wood

This piece of fossil wood comes from one of the Portland Quarries. Look carefully and you can just see the faint growth rings.

Find out more on the wood and plants pages.

Common name

Plant Fossil Wood

Type

Wood & Plants


Strata

Purbeck Beds, Fossil Forest, Dirt Beds

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

145 million years

Where found

Independent Quarry, Portland

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-109