Calflora
Taxon  Report   6129    
Pellaea mucronata  (D. C. Eaton) D. C. Eaton  var. mucronata 
Bird's foot fern
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pellaea mucronata ssp. mucronata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pellaea mucronata ssp. mucronata
More information about  Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (PEMUM)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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