OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Cystopteridaceae, Brittle Fern Family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lowland Bladder Fern, Spreading Bladder Fern

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cystopteris protrusa   FAMILY: Cystopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cystopteris protrusa   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cystopteris protrusa 011-03-001   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Rich woods or on moss- and soil-covered talus in boulderfields, occasionally on ledges of rock outcrops

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bulblet Bladder Fern, Bulblet Fern

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cystopteris bulbifera   FAMILY: Cystopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cystopteris bulbifera   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cystopteris bulbifera 011-03-002   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Moist outcrops and talus of calcareous rocks, rarely up to 1500 m elevation

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Tennessee Bladder Fern

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cystopteris tennesseensis   FAMILY: Cystopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cystopteris tennesseensis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cystopteris tennesseensis 011-03-003   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry outcrops of calcareous rocks, including coquina limestone (‘marl’) in the outer Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fragile Fern, Brittle Fern, Brittle Bladder Fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Cystopteris fragilis   FAMILY: Cystopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cystopteris fragilis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Cliffs, ascending in our area to 1650 m

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mackay's Bladder Fern, Mackay's Fragile Fern, Upland Bladder Fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Cystopteris tenuis   FAMILY: Cystopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cystopteris tenuis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Moist outcrops and cliffs of metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, occasionally in moist soils near rock outcrops or moist soil banks

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"... most of the woody plants are as easily identified by twig, bud, and bark characters as by leaves, if one is familiar with the traits to observe in winter." — Ron Lance, Woody Plants of the Southeastern US, A Winter Guide