Contact Us Host an Event Volunteer Join
Share

Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Cryptogramma stelleri

Cryptogramma stelleri (S.G. Gmel.) Prantl

Fragile Rockbrake

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CRST2

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

 

From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , CT , IA , IL , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OR , PA , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Forest,Riparian

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.2 - Preservation Blooms in Recreated Prairies, New Wildflower Center Prairie Welcome...

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

Go back