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Cheilanthes feei (Slender lipfern)
Cressler, Alan

Cheilanthes feei

Cheilanthes feei T. Moore

Slender Lipfern

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: To about 8 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant. Sporulates late spring to fall.


USA: AR , AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , KS , KY , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , VA , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-02-19
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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