Taxon  Report   765 
Asplenium vespertinum  Maxon
Western spleenwort
Asplenium vespertinum
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
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Asplenium vespertinum
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
Asplenium vespertinum
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Asplenium vespertinum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Asplenium vespertinum
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Asplenium
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Southern Oak Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2017).

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