Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1170

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Non-native: Tropics
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it on old walls with lime mortar, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Divided pedately below & pinnately above into 5-7 long narrow segments
Leaves clustered on a short erect rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pteris multifida   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pteris multifida   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 010-06-001:
Pteris multifida   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Pycnodoria multifida

 

COMMON NAME:
Spider Brake