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Plant Details

Myriopteris tomentosa [= Cheilanthes tomentosa]

Woolly Lippfern

Scientific Name:

Myriopteris tomentosa [= Cheilanthes tomentosa]

Common Name:

Woolly Lippfern

Plant Family

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Size in Feet:

.8

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

N/A

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

“Dry outcrops of intermediate or calcareous metamorphic, igneous, or sedimentary rocks…uncommon…Primarily Appalachian.” Weakley 2018

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Plant

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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