Taxon  Report   100 
Adiantum aleuticum  (Rupr.) C.A. Paris
five finger fern,  five finger maidenhair
Adiantum aleuticum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Adiantum aleuticum
© 2008 Rodney W. Lacey
Adiantum aleuticum
© Sherry Ballard2001 California Academy of Sciences
Adiantum aleuticum
© 2013 Barry Rice
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.4 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Genus: Adiantum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Adiantum pedatum
PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum ssp. aleuticum
PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum ssp. calderi
PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum ssp. subpumilum
PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum var. aleuticum
PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum var. subpumilum
 Information about  Adiantum aleuticum  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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