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Asplenium pinnatifidum (Lobed spleenwort)
Cressler, Alan

Asplenium pinnatifidum

Asplenium pinnatifidum Nutt.

Lobed Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)

Synonym(s): ×Asplenosorus pinnatifidus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblong
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 , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , VA , WI , WV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

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


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

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