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Asplenium contiguum

Asplenium contiguum Kaulf.

Forest Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort family)


USDA Symbol: ASCO14

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 30 inches long.


Native Habitat: Epiphytic in mesic to wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: 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.


Bibref 1790 - Hawaiian Plant Life - Vegetation and Flora (2014) Gustafson, Robert J.; Derral R. Herbst; Philip W. ...

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Web Reference

Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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