[Camptosorus rhizophyllus (L.) Link]
Etymology: Asplenium: from Greek a, "without," and spleen, "spleen"
Plants: perennial, usually unbranched fern covered with dark brown scales
Leaves: leaves similar but sterile leaves usually smaller than fertile ones
Habitat: moist, shaded, usually limestone rocks
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Fern & Fern Allies: Photos, descriptions, information