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Cryptogramma sitchensis

Cryptogramma sitchensis (Rupr.) T. Moore

Sitka Rockbrake

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Cryptogramma crispa var. sitchensis

USDA Symbol: CRSI7

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Retention: Evergreen

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.


Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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