Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Common to uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it on dry outcrops of felsic or intermediate metamorphic and igneous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Bipinnate-pinnatifid

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Myriopteris lanosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cheilanthes lanosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 010-03-002:
Cheilanthes lanosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Cheilanthes vestita

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cheilanthes lanosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Lipfern


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picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_chla2_001_lvd

        

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Emily B. Sessa    ebs_clanosa8958

April        

Curls up when dry but revives with rain, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Emily B. Sessa    ebs_clanosa8964b

April        

Pinnule lobes have sparse hairs on both sides, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

JK Marlow    jkm170408_534

April    Newberry County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

JK Marlow    jkm170408_536

April    Newberry County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

JK Marlow    jkm170408_543

April    Newberry County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Emily B. Sessa    ebs_clanosa0087

June        

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Emily B. Sessa    ebs_clanosa0105b

June        

Sori crowded to form continuous line around, & partially covered by, margin, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_cheilanthes_lanosa_5

October        

Pinnules lobed to deeply lobed but rarely cut to midrib, sparsely hairy, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

picture of Cheilanthes lanosa, image of Myriopteris lanosa

Tim Spira    tps_clanosa

Month Unknown