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Cheilanthes alabamensis

Cheilanthes alabamensis (Buckley) Kunze

Alabama Lipfern

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: CHAL5

Cheilanthes alabamensis (Alabama lipfern) #43359

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Bartow County
State: GA
Location Notes: Collins Mountain.
Accession date: 2015-02-19
Filename: A_C_IMG1977.JPG
Slide Index: 15522433002_437c79cd2c_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Two fronds displayed ex situ on a rock. The adaxial surface of the frond on the left and the abaxial surface of the frond on the right (with sori) faces the camera. Photographer's note: "Alabama lipfern is rare in Georgia. It only grows on carbonate rocks. Usually the plants grow in sporadic small colonies. The Collins Mountain location is unusual because there is so much of it. There are hundreds of colonies and they can be very large."
Date Taken: 2014-10-12
NPIN Image Id: 43359

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Date: 2015-02-18

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