Woodsia scopulina subsp. scopulina

D. C. Eaton
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Scales of stems and petiole bases usually concolored or with a few isolated, dark, occluded cells, scales ovatelanceolate. Pinnae with longest hairs composed of 2–5 cells. Indusial segments narrow, often filamentous distally. Spores averaging 42–50 µm. 2n = 76.


Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Cliffs and rocky slopes, found on variety of substrates including both granite and limestone
Elevation: 100–4000 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Woodsia scopulina subsp. scopulina is known to hybridize with subsp. laurentiana at localities where the two grow in close proximity. The resultant triploids have malformed spores and appear to be sterile.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thick" is not a number.

Acute (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Michael D. Windham +
D. C. Eaton +
swollen +
simple to commonly +
lanceolate;linear-lanceolate +
reduced +
roundish +
occluded +  and isolated +
2 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +  and Wyo. +
100–4000 m +
often +  and glabrous +
Cliffs and rocky slopes, found on variety of substrates including both granite and limestone +
multicellular +
flattened +
uniseriate +  and multiseriate +
dissected +
monomorphic +
9cm;35cm +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
not articulate +
usually reddish-brown +  and dark purple +
1/5 length of blade;3/4 length of blade +
Sporulating summer–fall. +
not articulate +
longer than wide +
Canad. Naturalist & Quart. J. Sci. +
round +, cuplike +, hoodlike +, reniform +, falcate +  and linear +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
with a few isolated , dark , occluded cells;concolored +
persistent +
ovatelanceolate +
not spiny;entire;dentate +
filamentous +
discrete +
cristate +
dictyostelic +, unbranched +  and branched +
erect +  and ascending +
Woodsia obtusa var. lyallii +  and Woodsia oregana var. lyallii +
Woodsia scopulina subsp. scopulina +
Woodsia scopulina +
subspecies +
oblong +  and round +
on rock +  and terrestrial +
epiphytic +  and hemiepiphytic +
41 +, 39 +  and 38 +