Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1991

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare and scattered

Look for it in moist calcareous situations, in the mountains in moist grottoes of calcareous to semi-calcareous metamorphic rocks (such as mylonite or marble) near waterfalls in humid escarpment gorges with high rainfall, on limestone talus in collapsed sinkhole mouth, or on moist Coastal Plain limestone outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnate

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asplenium monanthes   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 013-01-007:
Asplenium monanthes   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Single-sorus Spleenwort