Page author: David Giblin
Pellaea glabella
smooth cliff-brake
Specimens
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Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central British Columbia to Washington, east to the southern Rocky Mountains, and eastward to central and eastern North America.

Habitat: Cliff crevices, limestone or basalt, from lowlands to the montane.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn
Publication: Linnaea. 36: 87. 1869.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Infraspecies:
ssp. occidentalis – western smooth cliff-brake   Occurring east of the Cascades crest in northeastern Washington; Alberta to Washington, east to the northern Great Plains.
ssp. simplex – simple cliff-brake    Occurring east of the Cascades crest in eastern Washington; central British Columbia to Washington, east to the northern Great Plains and south in the Rocky Mountains to New Mexico and Arizona.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Pellaea glabella checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Pellaea glabella atlas page.

CalPhotos: Pellaea glabella photos.

USDA Plants: Pellaea glabella information.

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