Amer. Fern J.8: 94. 1918
Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and ledges, usually on limestone
Elevation: 100–1400 m
The scabrous, pustulose hairs of Cheilanthes horridula make it one of the most distinctive species of Cheilanthes in North America. As currently circumscribed, the species includes two sexually reproducing cytotypes that may be given formal recognition when their morphologic characteristics and distributions are sufficiently well known.
|Author||Michael D. Windham + and Eric W. Rabe +|
|Common name||Prickly lip fern +|
|Elevation||100–1400 m +|
|Habitat||Rocky slopes and ledges, usually on limestone +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Phenology||Sporulating summer–fall. +|
|Synonym||Pellaea aspera +|
|Taxon name||Cheilanthes horridula +|
|Taxon parent||Cheilanthes +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 2 +|