Ulodendron _is the generic name given to the fossilized impressions of branch scars of various tree species of the Pennsylvanian Period, regardless of the form genera and species. By association, this specimen was determined to belong to Lepidodendron. .


This is a fossilized branch scar of the tree Lepidodendron.


Rock Type: Coal
Formation: Kanawha
Interval: Coalburg seam
Age: Middle Pennsylvanian Period, approx. 307 million years.


Location: Nicholas County, West Virginia; Ramp Run Surface Mine #1, located about 12 miles north of Summersville, West Virginia. Turn west off route 19 north of Summersville onto Spruce Run Road. Follow it about 7 miles. It is now mostly reclaimed, but collecting is still good along the exposed rock rip-rap outslope of the sediment ditch along Buffalo Creek.