Pellaea glabella
Family: Pteridaceae
dwarf cliff brake,  more...
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Kitty Kohout  
Etymology: Pellaea: from Greek pellaios, "dark," possibly alluding to the stalks of this fern which are generally dark
Plants: perennial fern
Habitat: limestone or sandstone cliffs
Conservation Status: Native
-dry sites on rock faces

-spores held in enrolled margins of undersides of pinnules

-pinnae simple to 3 to 5(-7)-parted

-fertile pinnae look thick and leathery, somewhat bluish green

-stipe smooth, wiry, dark reddish brown

Pellaea glabella image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Derek Anderson  
Pellaea glabella image
Derek Anderson  
Pellaea glabella image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Aaron_Carlson  
Pellaea glabella image
Derek Anderson  
Pellaea glabella image
Lori Wienke  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
Pellaea glabella image
Christopher Noll  
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