Taxon  Report   659    
Argyrochosma jonesii  (Maxon) Windham
Jones' false cloak fern
Argyrochosma jonesii
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Argyrochosma jonesii
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Argyrochosma jonesii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Argyrochosma jonesii, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Argyrochosma jonesii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Argyrochosma
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cheilanthes jonesii
ICPN + PLANTS: Notholaena jonesii
PLANTS: Pellaea jonesii
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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).