This specimen was found in assemblege with Calamites Cisti and is believed to be a top plume of some sort situated atop the main stem. The white encrustation on the plume leaves may represent fossilized pollen.
Rock Type: Sandstone; fine-grained
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 onto Spruce Run Road.