Calflora
Taxon  Report   9022    
Argyrochosma limitanea  (Maxon) Windham  ssp. limitanea 
Southwestern false cloak fern
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Argyrochosma limitanea ssp. limitanea, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Bloom Period
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cheilanthes limitanea
PLANTS: Notholaena limitanea
PLANTS: Pellaea limitanea
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More information about  Argyrochosma limitanea ssp. limitanea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARLIL)

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 16, 2018).

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