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Asplenium cristatum (Hemlock spleenwort)
Cressler, Alan

Asplenium cristatum

Asplenium cristatum Lam.

Hemlock Spleenwort, Parsley Spleenwort, Crested Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)


USDA Symbol: ASCR6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate , Tripinnate
Size Notes: To about 16 inches in height.
Leaf: Leaves bright green, blades oblong-lanceolate.


Native Habitat: Florid, Puerto Rico, Central America and South America.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2017-07-07
Research By: JAM

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