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Trichomanes minutum (Tiny bristle fern)
Cressler, Alan

Trichomanes minutum

Trichomanes minutum Blume

Tiny Bristle Fern

Hymenophyllaceae (Filmy Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Trichomanes saxifragoides

USDA Symbol: TRMI9

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Mat-forming plant to less than 1 inch in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating species.



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-05-08
Research By: JAM

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