Calflora
Taxon  Report   6124 
Pellaea brachyptera  (T. Moore) Baker
Sierra cliff brake,  Sierra cliffbrake
Pellaea brachyptera
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Pellaea brachyptera
© 2009 John Dittes
Pellaea brachyptera
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Pellaea brachyptera, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pellaea brachyptera
© 2009 John Dittes
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pellaea
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.5 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Pellaea brachyptera
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 (PEBR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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