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Pellaea brachyptera
Sierran cliff-brake

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where disjunct in Chelan County; otherwise, Lane County, OR to the Sierra Mountains of California.

Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes from lowlands to montane.

Spores: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Pellaea brachyptera (T. Moore) Baker
Publication: Syn. Fil. ed. 2. 477. 1874.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Platyloma brachyptera T. Moore
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pellaea brachyptera in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Pellaea brachyptera checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Pellaea brachyptera atlas page.

CalPhotos: Pellaea brachyptera photos.

USDA Plants: Pellaea brachyptera information.

14 photographs:
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