Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Cystopteris tenuis (Michx.) Desv. image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Dryopteridaceae
Cystopteris tenuis (Michx.) Desv.
MacKay's brittle fern, upland brittle bladder fern
Cystopteris: from Greek cystis, "bladder," and pteris, "fern"
tenuis: slender
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: moist rocky crevices

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All Cystopteris list Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. var. mackayi G.Lawson
Nephrodium tenue Michx.

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