OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phlebodium aureum   FAMILY Polypodiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlebodium aureum   FAMILY Polypodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Phlebodium aureum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Correll & Correll, 1982)
Polypodium aureum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Phlebodium aureum

 

COMMON NAME:
Goldfoot Fern, Golden Polypody


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image of Phlebodium aureum, Goldfoot Fern, Golden Polypody

Keith Bradley    kab_p_aureum_05916

February    Miami-Dade County    FL

Krome Bird Refuge

Frond 40-90cm long; blade w 4-9 pr of pinnae, the terminal one to 30cm long, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phlebodium aureum   FAMILY Polypodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlebodium aureum   FAMILY Polypodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Phlebodium aureum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Correll & Correll, 1982)
Polypodium aureum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Phlebodium aureum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4110

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to Georgia (introduced in SC)

Rare

Habitat: Epiphytic on the old leaf bases of Sabal palmetto and in crotches and crevices of other trees, particularly Quercus virginiana, and rarely terrestrial on calcareous soils or masonry, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnatifid
Leaves scattered along a creeping stem

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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