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Anemia mexicana (Mexican fern)
Cressler, Alan

Anemia mexicana

Anemia mexicana Klotzsch

Mexican Fern, Mexican Flowering Fern

Anemiaceae (Flowering Fern Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Notes: This is a non-flowering plant that reproduces by spores which are colored more like rust or dark brick than red.



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
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX
NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-10-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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