Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales
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Learn more about Asplenium from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 013-01-006:
Asplenium heteroresiliens FAMILY Aspleniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Marl Spleenwort, Carolina Spleenwort, Wagner's Spleenwort, Morzenti's Spleenwort
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Flora of North America
Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Habitat: Fairly moist outcrops of calcareous sedimentary rocks, such as coquina limestone (‘marl’), along small blackwater streams or larger rivers, at low elevations, and rarely also on old ruins made of tabby (a cement made from lime, sand, and oyster shells), per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Rare and scattered
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Leaves clustered on a short, creeping to partially erect rhizome
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia (Snyder & Bruce, 1986) p082
- Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia (Snyder & Bruce, 1986) p080
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC (Porcher & Rayner, 2001) p288
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p053
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