Plant fossils in Wyre

Occasionally you can come across a fossil rich shale band in the forest where rock is exposed. If you are lucky you can find a variety of Carboniferous plant fossils from about 300 million years ago – real buried treasure! Small but beautiful!

Seed fern fossil, Dowles, 4 February 2015

Fossil of Cordaites leaf, Dowles, 4 February 2015

Piece of fossil Calamites stem, Dowles, 4 February 2015