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

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it on dry outcrops of intermediate or calcareous metamorphic, igneous, or sedimentary rocks (inc sandstone outcrops in the Coastal Plain of GA & SC), per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Tripinnate

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 tomentosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cheilanthes tomentosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 010-03-003:
Cheilanthes tomentosa   FAMILY Pteridaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Lipfern