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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Pteridaceae
Cryptogramma stelleri (S.G.Gmel.) Prantl
slender cliff brake, fragile rock brake, Steller's rock brake
Cryptogramma: from Greek cryptos, "hidden," and gramme, "line," perhaps because of the concealed or protected lines of sori
stelleri: Georg Wilhelm Steller 1709-1746
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: limestone cliffs

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