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 on moist outcrops of slightly to strongly calcareous sedimentary or metamorphic rocks and moderately to strongly mafic metamorphic and igneous rocks, such as limestone, dolostone, mafic and intermediate gneisses and schists, amphibolite, most typically in strong shade, as under overhangs, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnate
Leaves clustered on a short, creeping to erect rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanes   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanes   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 013-01-004:
Asplenium trichomanes   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Maidenhair Spleenwort