Taxon  Report   759 
Aspidotis californica  (Hook.) Copel.
California lace fern,  California lacefern
Aspidotis californica
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
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Aspidotis californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
Aspidotis californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
Aspidotis californica, 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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Aspidotis californica
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Genus: Aspidotis
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cheilanthes californica
More information about  Aspidotis californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 25, 2016).

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