At John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
Bridge Creek Flora *
View from John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
|The Bridge Creek
Flora is an Oligocene flora which occurs
at several sites in central Oregon. This flora contains such temperate
plants as oak, alder and the dawn redwood. Many of the fossils in
this flora described by Newberry, Knowlton and Chaney were collected
the Painted Hills unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, while
others are known from the schoolhouse locality in Fossil, Oregon.
|Meyer, H. W., and S. R. Manchester. 1992. Revision of
Bridge Creek floras of Oregon. University of California
in Geological Sciences 141, 195 p.
|Retallack, G. and S. Manchester. 2000. Fossil forests of
Botanical Society of America Field Trip Guide, Botanical Society of