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|Family: Pteridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pellaea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Pellaea mucronata||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Pellaea mucronata (D.C. Eaton) D.C. Eaton var. mucronata
Leaf: 20--40(60) cm, 5--15 cm wide; blade 2--3(4)-pinnate; pinnae not overlapped, generally +- spreading to widely ascending; fertile segments not appearing folded in half, recurved margins not meeting abaxially.
Ecology: Rocky or dry areas; Elevation: 20--2400 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, GV (Sutter Buttes), CW, SW, SNE, DMoj (desert mtns and lower montane slopes, canyons); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Note: Hybrids with Pellaea brachyptera (pinnae linear, well-spaced on elongate 2 ×-pinnate axes), Pellaea truncata (some pinnae irregularly lobed, costae +- 90° from rachis) +- common.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pellaea mucronata var. californica
Next taxon: Pellaea truncata
Citation for this treatment: Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=75897, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.