Illinois State Symbols Game

Fossil 1 Choice - Sea Lily

State Symbols Game

State Fossil

Sea Lilies or Crinoids?

Nope! The State Fossil of Illinois is not sea lilies (scientific name Crinoids).

Sea lilies are not plants; they are animals related to sea urchins and starfish. Fossil sea lilies are common in limestones in Illinois. Most of them are between 475 and 285 million years old.

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