Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist to dry soils of forests, woodlands, old fields, also on outcrops, esp of calcareous rocks, & in masonry crevices, at low to moderate elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Sterile leaves evergreen/ fertile leaves deciduous
Pinnate
Leaves clustered on a short-creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Asplenium platyneuron   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asplenium platyneuron +   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 013-01-003:
Asplenium platyneuron   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ebony Spleenwort