Taxon  Report   6127 
Pellaea mucronata  (D. Eaton) D. Eaton
Bird's foot fern,  Birdfoot cliffbrake, Birdfoot fern
Pellaea mucronata
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Pellaea mucronata
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Pellaea mucronata
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Pellaea mucronata, 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 mucronata
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
(many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 22, 2016).

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