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|Family: Aspleniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Asplenium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Asplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.
Leaf: simple or 1--2-forked, many, densely clustered, 5--15 cm, grass-like; stipe 2.5--12 cm, +- 0.5 mm wide, unwinged, red-brown at base, +- green above, dull; blade generally 1--2 mm wide, narrowly linear, sometimes with small, +- linear, generally sterile teeth near or at tip. Sporangia: sori 5--15 mm, generally 1 per segment but sometimes appearing to have as many as 4, corresponding to generally the same number of teeth per segment. Chromosomes: 2n=144.
Ecology: Crevices of granite rocks; Elevation: 2500--3350 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, s SNH; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, northern Baja California; also West Virginia, Europe, Asia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Asplenium
Next taxon: Asplenium trichomanes subsp. trichomanes
Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith 2016. Asplenium septentrionale, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=14601, accessed on May 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 03, 2016.