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Adiantum shastense

Adiantum shastense Huiet & A.R. Sm.

Shasta Maidenhair

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 2 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating species. Sporulates Apr - Aug.


Native Habitat: Shaded forests, rocky or moist banks, northern or eastern exposures.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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