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Pellaea wrightiana (Wright's cliffbrake fern)
Cressler, Alan

Pellaea wrightiana

Pellaea wrightiana Hook.

Wright's Cliffbrake Fern, Wright's Cliffbrake

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Pellaea ternifolia var. wrightiana

USDA Symbol: PEWR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: To about 16 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering plant. Sporulates summer to fall.

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NC , NM , OK , SC , TX , UT

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-02-19
Research By: JAM

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