This fossil seed fern was collected in 1991.
Rock Type: Sandy shale
Interval: Coalburg seam
Age: Middle Pennsylvanian Period, approx. 307 million years.
Location: Nicholas County, West Virginia; Ramp Run Surface Mine #1, located about 12 miles north of Summersville, West Virginia. Turn west off route 19 north of Summersville on Spruce Run Road . It is now mostly reclaimed, but there is still some darn good collecting along the rock rip-rap outslope along Buffalo Creek.