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Asplenium heterochroum (Bicolored spleenwort)
Cressler, Alan

Asplenium heterochroum

Asplenium heterochroum Kunze

Bicolored Spleenwort, Varicolored Spleenwort, Long Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)


USDA Symbol: ASHE3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.

Bloom Information

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



National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2015-05-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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