Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Family Aspleniaceae
Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
ebony spleenwort
Asplenium: from Greek a, "without," and spleen, "spleen"
platyneuron: platys for "wide, flat, broad, even;" neuron for "sinew, tendon, nerve"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: shady sandstone

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Acrostichum platyneuron L.
Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. bacculum-rubrum (Featherm.) Fernald
Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. incisum (Howe) B.L.Rob.
Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. platyneuron

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