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Cheilanthes horridula (Rough lipfern)
Cressler, Alan

Cheilanthes horridula

Cheilanthes horridula Maxon

Rough Lipfern

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHHO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores. Sporulates in Summer and Fall.

Distribution

USA: OK , TX
Native Habitat: Limestone slopes and ledges.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-11-14
Research By: DEW

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