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Pellaea ovata (Ovate-leaf cliffbrake)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Pellaea ovata

Ovate-leaf Cliffbrake, Ovateleaf cliffbrake

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: peov

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Found on rocky slopes and ledges in south Texas, Edwards Plateau and Trans-Pecos.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun

Benefit

Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0650 Collected Jun 6, 1992 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Pellaea ovata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pellaea ovata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pellaea ovata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: NPC

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