Scientific Name

Pellaea mucronata (D.C. Eaton) D.C. Eaton

Family 

Pteridaceae

General     

     Native to western North America from Oregon to Baja California, inland to Arizona and Nevada.

         

CI 

     Encountered only once on CI habitats, a single large plant at the crest line of the ridge bordering the southern margin of campus, opposite University Glen. 

 

References

More on this species at Calflora.               

The Jepson Manual (2012:  130, Pteridaceae by Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick, Alan R. Smith and Thomas Lemieux).           

McAuley (1996:  373).

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Pellaea mucronata near crest of ridge to south of University Glen, CI (23 May 2014).

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Pellaea mucronata near crest of ridge to south of University Glen, CI (23 May 2014).