Calamites sp.

ISM 14985
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

ISM 15752
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

Calamites sp. is the pith cast of the stem of an extinct horsetail. Scouring rushes (Equisetum spp.) are modern representatives of this group.

These horsetails (Sphenopsida) were arborescent (tree-like) and grew to a height of up to 10 meters (31 feet).

Whorls of leaves, such as Asterophyllites, would have been present on these types of plants.

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