Calflora
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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 and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ADAL)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 14, 2020).