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Concentrations of appreciable numbers of petrified tree trunks exposed at the earth surface, standing upright in the position of growth, lying prostrate, or both. They typically consist of the mineralized remains of woody plants and sometimes are called fossil forests (Figs. 1 and 2). See also: Fossil; Petrifaction
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