Taxon  Report   9717 
Astrolepis cochisensis  (Goodding) Benham & Windham
Cochise scaly cloakfern
Astrolepis cochisensis
© 2012 Belinda Lo
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Astrolepis cochisensis
© 2012 Keir Morse
Astrolepis cochisensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Astrolepis 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.

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Astrolepis cochisensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Astrolepis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Astrolepis cochisensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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