Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2792

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Rare and scattered

Look for it in 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 of tabby (a cement made from lime, sand, and oyster shells), per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnate
Leaves clustered on a short, creeping to partially erect rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asplenium Xheteroresiliens [heterochroum X resiliens]   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 013-01-006:
Asplenium heteroresiliens   FAMILY Aspleniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Marl Spleenwort, Carolina Spleenwort, Wagner's Spleenwort, Morzenti's Spleenwort