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Published In: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 22: 7. 1895. (15 Jan 1895) (Bull. Torrey Bot. Club) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/13/2012)
Project Data     (Last Modified On 9/13/2012)
Organ: phytolith
Type of preservation: unaltered (e.g. pollen, phytoliths)
Geologic formation/flora: Ogallalla Group, Sheep Creek Formation, lower
Age: Miocene
Absolute age (in years): 16.5 Ma, late Burdigalian
Location: United States, Nebraska, Sioux
Accession Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Accession Unit of Institution: Museum of Paleontology
Nearest living relative: Poaceae Barnhart
Remarks: Thompson Quarry (Greenside Q). Likely from leaf tissue. Reference: Stromberg, C.A.E. 2005. Decoupled radiation and ecological expansion of open-habitat grasses in the Cenozoic of North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102: 11980-11984


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