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Adiantum aleuticum  (Rupr.) C. A. Paris
Five finger fern,  Five finger maidenhair
Adiantum aleuticum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Adiantum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Adiantum boreale
JEF + PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum ssp. calderi
JEF + PLANTS: Adiantum pedatum var. aleuticum
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More information about  Adiantum aleuticum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).