Taxon  Report   1954 
Cheilanthes covillei  Maxon  (not an active name; please see Myriopteris covillei)
Coville's lip fern,  Coville's lipfern
Cheilanthes covillei
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Cheilanthes covillei, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cheilanthes covillei
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cheilanthes
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Myriopteris covillei
NOTE: Cheilanthes covillei is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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