BIRCH LEAF

54-37 million years

Period: Eocene
Location: Cache Creek Formation, British Columbia, Canada

3D  >
Embed
Embed
x

The birch tree belongs to the Betula genus and grows in northern climates. The fossil pictured is from a tree that lived between 54 and 37 million years ago. This leaf is identical to those on present day"s trees. This proves that birch trees, like other living creatures, did not evolve.

Detailed Pictures

Living Example

SP0146