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Vittaria appalachiana (Appalachian shoestring fern)
Cressler, Alan

Vittaria appalachiana

Vittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel

Appalachian Shoestring Fern

Vittariaceae (Shoestring Fern Family)


USDA Symbol: VIAP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Class: 0-1 ft.


USA: AL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MD , NC , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-08-04
Research By: JAM

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