Taxon  Report   761 
Aspidotis densa  (Brackenr.) Lellinger
Cliffbrake,  Indian's dream, Lace fern

Aspidotis densa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Aspidotis densa, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Aspidotis densa
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Aspidotis
Northern Oak Woodland, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: ridges [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.4 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cheilanthes siliquosa
PLANTS: Cryptogramma densa
PLANTS: Onychium densum
PLANTS: Pellaea densa
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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