Taxon  Report   1960 
Cheilanthes viscida  Davenp.  (not an active name; please see Myriopteris viscida)
Viscid lip fern,  Viscid lipfern
Cheilanthes viscida
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Cheilanthes viscida, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Cheilanthes viscida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Cheilanthes
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Myriopteris viscida
NOTE: Cheilanthes viscida is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Cheilanthes viscida
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2018).

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