Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales
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Marl Spleenwort, Carolina Spleenwort, Wagner's Spleenwort, Morzenti's Spleenwort
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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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
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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 p082
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p288
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia p053