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Marcus, Joseph A.
Pellaea ovata (Desv.) Weath.
Ovate-leaf Cliffbrake, Ovateleaf cliffbrake
Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)
USDA Symbol: PEOV
USDA Native Status:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.
DistributionUSA: TX Native Habitat:
Found on rocky slopes and ledges in south Texas, Edwards Plateau and Trans-Pecos.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
BenefitInteresting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: High
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0650
Collected Jun 6, 1992 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: NPC