Description: Paired imprint of a beech tree leaf found in the thinly-bedded rocks behind Wheeler High School in Fossil, Oregon. The forest floor fossils found there represent the bed of a shallow lake that existed there about 33 million years ago.
Age: Oligocene Epoch
Location Found: United States, Oregon, Fossil Beds at Wheeler High School, Fossil, OR
Found by: Ed DeRouin
Identified by: Dr. Steven Manchester, FLMNH
References: Oregon Geology, Volume 49 Number 10, p. 120