Calflora
Taxon  Report   10155    
Notholaena californica  D. C. Eaton  ssp. californica 
California cloak fern
Notholaena californica ssp. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Notholaena californica ssp. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Notholaena californica ssp. californica, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Notholaena californica ssp. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aleuritopteris cretacea ssp. nigrescens
PLANTS: Aleuritopteris cretacea
PLANTS: Cheilanthes deserti
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More information about  Notholaena californica ssp. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NOCAC2)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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