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Adiantum tenerum (Fan maidenhair fern)
Cressler, Alan

Adiantum tenerum

Adiantum tenerum Sw.

Fan Maidenhair Fern, Brittle Maidenhair Fern, Black-stick Maidenhair Fern

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ADTE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: To about 3-1/2 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating species. Sporulates year-round.

Distribution

USA: FL , HI

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-05-08
Research By: JAM

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