Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2659

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it on rock outcrops, usually vertical or overhanging, usually in deeply shaded grottoes receiving seepage or spray from waterfalls, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnate-pinnatifid to bipinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves spaced along a creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Vandenboschia boschiana   FAMILY Hymenophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trichomanes boschianum   FAMILY Hymenophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 009-01-001:
Trichomanes boschianum   FAMILY Hymenophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Filmy Fern