Calflora
Taxon  Report   2505    
Cryptogramma acrostichoides  R. Br.
American parsely fern,  American parsley fern, American rockbrake, Parsley fern
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Cryptogramma acrostichoides, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Cryptogramma
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cryptogramma crispa ssp. acrostichoides
More information about  Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRAC3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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