OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Hypolepis tenuifolia   FAMILY Dennstaedtiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Hypolepis tenuifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Spineless Bramble Fern, Soft Ground-fern


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Hypolepis tenuifolia   FAMILY Dennstaedtiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Hypolepis tenuifolia

 

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4020

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Non-native: tropical east Asia & South Pacific islands

Habitat: Moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stipe and rachis smooth, lacking prickles

LEAVES:
Deciduous
3-4-pinnate-pinnatifid

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes long-creeping, deeply buried

FRUIT:

 

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