Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4214

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to southwestern US, with disjunct populations in GA [& newly found in SC]
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it on granitic outcrops and boulders, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnate-pinnatifid, with 30-60 pairs of pinnae

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Astrolepis sinuata ssp. sinuata   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Astrolepis sinuata ssp. sinuata   FAMILY Pteridaceae

LESS THAN Cheilanthes sinuata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pellaea sp.

 

COMMON NAME:
Wavy Cloak Fern, Wavy Scaly Cloak Fern