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Sphenophyllum sp.
Sphenophyllum sp.
ISM 15835b

Shenophyllum sp. are the leaf whorls of an extinct horsetail. It is related to the modern scouring rushes (Equisetum sp.). Spenophyllum sp. was similar in size and form to modern horsetails. Like its modern relatives, it grew in swamps and other wet habitats.


Specimen #: 15835b

<i>Sphenophyllum</i> sp.

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