Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1920

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on cliffs of amphibolite, greenstone, other rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Bipinnate
Leaves clustered from a rhizome covered by even-length old petiole bases

FRUIT:
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 (5/21/15):
Woodsia ilvensis   FAMILY Woodsiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Woodsia ilvensis   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 011-02-001:
Woodsia ilvensis   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Woodsia ilvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Woodsia ilvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Rusty Cliff Fern, Rusty Woodsia