Eocene Green River Leguminosae Pod
Family Leguminosae Order Fabales
Green River Formation
Parachute Creek Member
Middle Eocene
Uintah County, Utah
Here is a very rare item seldom found in the Parachute Creek Member localities. It is a multiple seeded legume pod, with fertile seeds visible in the pod. It shows a mucronate distal tip and truncated dehiscent attachment.
Compare to Denver Museum of Natural History 6950. The specimen is repaired but not restored. Also present on the plate is a Mimosites coloradensis leaflet.