Myriopteris lanosa (Michaux) Grusz & Windham

Locations ofMyriopteris lanosa (Michaux) Grusz & Windham in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Myriopteris lanosa (Michaux) Grusz & Windham
Common Name
Hairy Lip Fern
Cheilanthes lanosa (Michx.) D.C. Eat.
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Myriopteris lanosa (Michaux) Grusz & Windham
Recent studies have shown that Myriopteris is not closely related to Cheilanthes sensu stricto. See Grusz, A.L., and M.D. Windham. 2013. Toward a monophyletic Cheilanthes: the resurrection and recircumscription of Myriopteris (Pteridaceae). PhytoKeys 32: 49-64.
Dry rocky woodlands, barrens, outcrops, and pavements of metabasalt, amphibolite, diabase, calcareous sandstone, shale, siltstone, metasiltstone, and other mafic and felsic metamorphic and igneous rocks; rarely on limestone and dolostone. Frequent in the mountains; infrequent in the Piedmont; very rare in the inner Coastal Plain.
Native Status

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