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The Division of Paleobotany recommends the following for those interested in pursuing their interests in this field:

Further Reading

Amber: Window to the Past
David A. Grimaldi
New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996. pp. 8–126.

Walter Jung, Alfred Selmeier and Ulrich Dernbach
Germany: D’oro-Verlag, 1992, pp. 18–160.

Common Fossil Plants of Western North America, 2nd edition
William D. Tidwell
Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998, 299 pp.

The Forest Primeval:
The Geologic History of Wood and Petrified Forests

Leo J. Hickey
New Haven: Yale Peabody Museum, 2003, 62 pp.
Available from The Museum Store.

The Fossils of Florissant
Herbert W. Meyer
Washington and London: Smithsonian Books, 2003, 258 pp.

Paleobotany and the Evolution of Plants, 2nd edition
W.N. Stewart, and G.W. Rothwell
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993, 521 pp.



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Florida Museum of Natural History

Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley