Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn subsp. glabella image
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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Pteridaceae
Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn subsp. glabella
dwarf cliff brake, smooth cliff brake
Pellaea: from Greek pellaios, "dark," possibly alluding to the stalks of this fern which are generally dark
glabella: rather or somewhat glabrous, Latin for "smooth" referring to lack of hairs on leaves and stems
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: limestone or sandstone cliffs
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link var. bushii Mack.
Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn var. glabella

         
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