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Pen and ink drawing showing a reconstruction
      of a peat-forming, fluvial
      coal swamp and peripheral,
      bottom-land vegetation of
      Late Cretaceous age (about
      70 million years ago) in what
      is now eastern Utah.

Figure 22. Reconstruction of a peat-forming, fluvial coal swamp and peripheral, bottom-land vegetation of Late Cretaceous age (about 70 million years ago) in what is now eastern Utah. Representative plants are as follows: A, horse-tail rush; B, sequoia; C, palm; D, Rhamnites, now extinct; E, Araucaria, now extinct; F, sycamore; G, fig; and H, cattail. Plants were growing on the banks of the swamp. Modified from Tidwell (1998, figure 37), used with permission of the author.


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