OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Woodsiaceae, Lady Fern family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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speaker icon Common Name: Rusty Cliff Fern, Rusty Woodsia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Woodsia ilvensis   FAMILY: Woodsiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Woodsia ilvensis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Woodsia ilvensis 011-02-001   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Look for it on cliffs of amphibolite, greenstone, other rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Woodsia, Appalachian Cliff Fern, Mountain Woodsia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Woodsia appalachiana   FAMILY: Woodsiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Woodsia appalachiana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Woodsia scopulina 011-02-002   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Look for it on cliffs of sandstone, shale, granite, granitic gneiss, and hornblende gneiss

Rare, endemic to the Southern & Central Appalachians

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blunt-lobed Cliff Fern, Common Woodsia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Woodsia obtusa ssp. obtusa   FAMILY: Woodsiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Woodsia obtusa ssp. obtusa   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Woodsia obtusa 011-02-003   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Look for it on rock outcrops of various sorts, moist talus, terrestrial near rock outcrops

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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