Structurally Preserved Plants from the Pennsylvanian (Monongahela Series) of Southeastern Ohio
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v74, n5 (September, 1974), 287-290
Structurally preserved vascular plants have recently been discovered in calcite petrifactions near the town of Shade, Ohio The florule includes representatives of all of the major groups of Carboniferous-age vascular plants, with members of the Calamitales and Marattiales appearing in the highest percentages. The relationships between the Shade coal-ball plants and other coal-ball floras in North America are discussed.
Author Institution: Department of Botany, Ohio State University
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