Pellaea mucronata subsp. californica

(Lemmon) Windham

Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 42. 1993.

Endemic
Basionym: Pellaea wrightiana var. californica Lemmon Ferns Pacif. Coast, 10. 1882
Synonyms: Pellaea compacta Pellaea mucronata var. californica (Lemmon) Munz & I. M. Johnston
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Leaf-blade usually 2-pinnate proximally; pinnae ascending and overlapping, especially in distal portion of leaf.


Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Cliffs and rocky slopes, usually on granitic substrates
Elevation: 1800–3000 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"thick" is not a number.

Michael D. Windham +
(Lemmon) Windham +
cordate +, truncate +  and rounded +
Pellaea wrightiana var. californica +
glabrous +  and pubescent +
ovate-deltate +
4cm;18cm +
straight +
1800–3000 m +
yellow +  and white +
obcordate;reniform +
Cliffs and rocky slopes, usually on granitic substrates +
monomorphic +
clustered;widely scattered +
recurved +  and reflexed +
noncircinate +  and circinate +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +
entire +, erose +  and dentate +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
flattened +
Sporulating summer–fall. +
Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. +
persistent +
linear-subulate +
0.1mm +  and 0.3mm +
brown +  and tan +
cristate +  and tetrahedral-globose +
dark colored +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Pellaea compacta +  and Pellaea mucronata var. californica +
Pellaea mucronata subsp. californica +
Pellaea mucronata +
subspecies +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
crescent--shaped +  and roundish +
branched +  and anastomosing +