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Psilotum nudum (Whisk fern)
Cressler, Alan

Psilotum nudum

Psilotum nudum (L.) P. Beauv.

Whisk Fern

Psilotaceae (Whisk-fern Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PSNU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW UPL FACU FACW 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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-11-15
Research By: CBR

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