Taxon  Report   2505    
Cryptogramma acrostichoides  R. Br.
American parsely fern,  American parsley fern, American rockbrake, Parsley fern
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Cryptogramma acrostichoides, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cryptogramma acrostichoides
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Cryptogramma
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cryptogramma crispa ssp. acrostichoides
More information about  Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).