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Woodsia obtusa (Bluntlobe cliff fern)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Woodsia obtusa

Woodsia obtusa (Spreng.) Torr.

Bluntlobe cliff fern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Indies-Almond Family)


USDA Symbol: woob2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Reproduces by spores.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

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
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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