Taxon  Report   6122 
Pellaea andromedifolia  (Kaulf.) Fee
Coffee cliffbrake,  Coffee fern
Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
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Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Pellaea andromedifolia, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Pellaea
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Pellaea andromedifolia var. pubescens
PLANTS: Pellaea andromedifolia var. rubens
XWALK: Pellaea andromedaefolia var. andromedaefolia
XWALK: Pellaea andromedaefolia
More information about  Pellaea andromedifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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