Taxon  Report   6127 
Pellaea mucronata  (D. Eaton) D. Eaton
Birdfoot Fern, bird's foot fern, birdfoot cliffbrake
Pellaea mucronata, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Communities: (many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pellaea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Pellaea mucronata var. californica
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Pellaea mucronata  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PEMU)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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