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Asplenium ×ebenoides

Asplenium ×ebenoides R.R. Scott (pro sp.)

Scott's Spleenwort, Dragontail Fern

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)

Synonym(s): ×Asplenosorus ebenoides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of A. platyneuron and A. rhizophyllum.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Truncate
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WV

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-25
Research By: SET

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