OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Myriopteris alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cheilanthes alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The global flora: a practical guide to vascular plant species of the world (Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng, 2018)
Hemionitis alabamensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas (Diggs & Lipscomb, 2014)
Cheilanthes alabamensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 010-03-001:
Cheilanthes alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cheilanthes alabamensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Lipfern, Smooth Lipfern


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image of Myriopteris alabamensis, Alabama Lipfern, Smooth Lipfern

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_chal5_001_lvd

        

image of Myriopteris alabamensis, Alabama Lipfern, Smooth Lipfern

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_alabamensis

April        

Fronds are evergreen; stipe and rachis are shiny black, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

image of Myriopteris alabamensis, Alabama Lipfern, Smooth Lipfern

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_alabamensis_b

April        

Pinnae mostly alternate, distant, almost sessile. Ovate-lanceolate, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Myriopteris alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cheilanthes alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The global flora: a practical guide to vascular plant species of the world (Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng, 2018)
Hemionitis alabamensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas (Diggs & Lipscomb, 2014)
Cheilanthes alabamensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 010-03-001:
Cheilanthes alabamensis   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cheilanthes alabamensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3636

Fern/Fern ally

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry outcrops of limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
2-pinnate to 2-pinnate-pinnatifid

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short-creeping

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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