Taxon  Report   1960    
Cheilanthes viscida  Davenp.  
(no longer an active name)
Viscid lip fern,  Viscid lipfern
Cheilanthes viscida
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cheilanthes viscida, 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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Cheilanthes viscida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Cheilanthes
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Myriopteris viscida

NOTE: Cheilanthes viscida is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cheilanthes viscida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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