Calflora
Taxon  Report   6129    
Pellaea mucronata  (D. C. Eaton) D. C. Eaton  var. mucronata 
Bird's foot fern
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2018 Rachelle Gray
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2019 Michelle Tollett
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2017 David popp
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pellaea
Parent: Pellaea mucronata
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pellaea mucronata ssp. mucronata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pellaea mucronata ssp. mucronata
More information about  Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PEMUM)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).