Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Asplenium rhizophyllum L. image
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Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert H. Read

Tim Kessenich
Family Aspleniaceae
Asplenium rhizophyllum L.
walking fern
Asplenium: from Greek a, "without," and spleen, "spleen"
rhizophyllum: rhiza for "root;" phyllon for "leaf;" rooting leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, usually unbranched fern covered with dark brown scales
Leaf:leaves similar but sterile leaves usually smaller than fertile ones
Habitat: moist, shaded, usually limestone rocks
(Glossary)

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