Fossil Fern Frond, Sphenopteris artemesiaefoliodes

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Date:2003

Description:Fossil fern frond, Sphenopteris artemesiaefoliodes

Nuneaton

The species name, artemesiaefoliodes, is a bit of a mouthful, but actually describes the plant. Artemesia are a family of plants growing today which include the wormwoods. foliodes means leaves, so therefore the name simply means that it has leaves like Artemesia

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