Taxon  Report   13123    
Myriopteris covillei  (Maxon) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Coville's lip fern
Myriopteris covillei
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Myriopteris covillei
© © 2015 Barry Breckling
Myriopteris covillei
© 2008 Keir Morse
Myriopteris covillei, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Myriopteris covillei
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Genus: Myriopteris
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cheilanthes covillei
More information about  Myriopteris covillei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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website references from Google

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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