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Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella (Smooth cliffbrake)
Cressler, Alan

Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella

Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn ssp. glabella

Smooth Cliffbrake

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Pellaea atropurpurea var. bushii


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Leaves (fronds) up to about 15 inches long.


USA: AR , CT , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MI , MN , MO , NE , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella


Record Modified: 2018-11-20
Research By: CBR

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