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Asplenium platyneuron var. platyneuron

Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. platyneuron

Ebony Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort family)

Synonym(s): Asplenium platyneuron var. incisum

USDA Symbol: ASPLP

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 2 feet long.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC
Native Habitat: Forest floor or on rocks, often invading masonry, disturbed soils.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 platyneuron var. platyneuron in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asplenium platyneuron var. platyneuron in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asplenium platyneuron var. platyneuron

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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