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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Genus: Argyrochosma
Parent Record Argyrochosma limitanea
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Cheilanthes limitanea
PLANTS: Notholaena limitanea
PLANTS: Pellaea limitanea
ICPN + CNPS: Argyrochosma limitanea var. limitanea
More information about  Argyrochosma limitanea ssp. limitanea
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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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