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Asplenium ×kentuckiense (Kentucky spleenwort)
Cressler, Alan

Asplenium ×kentuckiense

Asplenium ×kentuckiense T.N. McCoy (pro sp.)

Kentucky Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)

Synonym(s): × Asplenosorus kentuckiensis

USDA Symbol: ASKE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A sterile hybrid found occasionally where populations of its parents, Asplenium pinnatifidum and Asplenium platyneuron occur in close proximity.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Distribution

USA: AR , GA , IL , IN , KY , OH , VA , WV
Native Distribution: Southeastern US.
Native Habitat: Typically on sandstone bluffs, but may also be found on quartzite and gneiss outcrops.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-31
Research By: JAM

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