Taxon  Report   5919 
Ophioglossum californicum  Prantl
California adder's tongue,  California adderstongue
Ophioglossum californicum, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders, to Baja 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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Ophioglossum californicum
© 2009 Andrew Borcher
Ophioglossum californicum
© 2006 John Game
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools, edges [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: OPHIOGLOSSACEAE  
Genus: Ophioglossum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Ophioglossum lusitanicum var. californicum
CNPS + PLANTS: Ophioglossum lusitanicum ssp. californicum
 Information about  Ophioglossum californicum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (OPCA8)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 01, 2014).

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