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Associated observations

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What

Bridges' cliffbrake Pellaea bridgesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

October 19, 2008 05:27 PM PDT

Description

Pellaea bridgesii fern
Thanks to aspidoscelis/ for help in identifying this fern.
It is growing in a granite rock crevice at about 2500 meters (7800 feet) in the Desolation Wilderness on the California- Nevada border - near Lake Tahoe on the Tahoe Rim trail

Photo of the granite hillside habitat where these ferns were growing (October, 2008)

Details from 1993 Jepson manual

More about Pellaea genus

Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Pteridophyta
Class:Pteridopsida
Order:Pteridales
Family:Pteridaceae
Genus:Pellaea

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