Page author: David Giblin
Asplenium trichomanes
maidenhair spleenwort
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, also in southern Rocky Mountain states and in central U.S. and eastern North America.

Habitat: Cliff crevices and talus slopes, generally where moist.

Spores: May-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Asplenium trichomanes L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 1080. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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ssp. quadrivalens – maidenhair spleenwort
ssp. trichomanes – maidenhair spleenwort
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Asplenium trichomanes in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Asplenium trichomanes checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Asplenium trichomanes atlas page.

CalPhotos: Asplenium trichomanes photos.

USDA Plants: Asplenium trichomanes information.

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