Vittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel

Vittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel #1
Common Name(s):  Appalachian shoestring fern
Family Name(s):  Vittariaceae

Type:  Terrestrial 
Sterile Frond Division:  Entire 
Sterile Frond Shape:  Linear 
Fertile Frond Shape:  Resembles Sterile Frond 
Sori:  Marginal 
Growth:  Creeping 

Special Features: The gamatophyte is the only portion of the life cycle that has been observed. 
Habitat: Epipetric. 

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