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Asplenium abscissum (Cutleaf spleenwort)
Cressler, Alan

Asplenium abscissum

Asplenium abscissum Willd.

Cutleaf Spleenwort, Abscised Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ASAB2

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

A predominantly New World tropical species, A. abscissum occurs in the US only in peninsular Florida and in one small population in NE Alabama.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: To about 8 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW
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 Asplenium abscissum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asplenium abscissum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asplenium abscissum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-08-04
Research By: JAM

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