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Unformatted text preview: how it spread to other places. However, because this fossil was found researchers now have a new lead on these questions. This is very rare that they found fossils of this family because there are relatively few fossils found before. One of the fossils was well preserved and it will open up great new research on the history of the sunflower family and it adds evidence that the sunflower family originated in southern South America about 47 to 50 million years ago. Kasey Remillard 9-28-10 Citation: BREVIA Eocene Patagonia Fossils of the Daisy Family V. D. Barreda, L. Palazzesi, M. C. Tellería, L. Katinas, J. V. Crisci, K. Bremer, M. G. Passalia, R. Corsolini, R. Rodríguez Brizuela, and F. Bechis (24 September 2010) Science 329 (5999), 1621. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1193108]...
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- Spring '08
- Spanish, Asteraceae, Chrysanthemum, Asterales, sunflower family, Daisy Family