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Western Cliff Fern - Woodsia oregana

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3?
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Approximately 20 collections at MONTU from various counties.
 
General Description
Leaves with sparse glandular hairs; the petioles ca. as long as blades and resistant to shattering. Leaf blades linear to narrowly elliptic, often twice pinnate below, 5–15 cm long, lower pairs of pinnae widely separated. Pinnules lobed or toothed, glabrous or with tack-like glandular hairs (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to ON south to CA, OK and MI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 16

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Citation for data on this website:
Western Cliff Fern — Woodsia oregana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from