Taxon  Report   957 
Astrolepis cochisensis  (Goodd.) Benham & Windham  ssp. cochisensis 
scaly cloak fern
Astrolepis cochisensis ssp. cochisensis, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Bloom Period
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Genus: Astrolepis
Parent Record Astrolepis cochisensis.
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cheilanthes cochisensis
PLANTS: Cheilanthes sinuata var. cochisensis
PLANTS: Notholaena cochisensis
PLANTS: Notholaena sinuata var. cochisensis
 Information about  Astrolepis cochisensis ssp. cochisensis  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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: Mar 29, 2015).

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