Flowering Plants

Flowering Plants Onopordum acnathium
Onopordum acanthium

Scientific Name: Angiosperms

Status: Extant (alive today)

Oldest fossil anywhere: Cretaceous of China (about 125 million years old)

Oklahoma fossil record: Macrofossils have been found in Oklahoma rocks deposited during the Cretaceous Period.

A more detailed description of Flowering Plants is forthcoming.