Asplenium rhizophyllum L.

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Repository: BOON
Family: Aspleniaceae
Common Name: Walking Fern
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 08-861
Other Collectors: James E. Padgett and Kristen Sinclair
Date: 2008-08-19T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Exact
Latitude: 36.532917
Longitude: -81.138222
Elevation: 987 meters


Alleghany County: Gap Civil Township, Twin Oaks. Located off of Independence Rd. (SR 1403A), 0.5 mi north of the jct. w/ Brookfield Rd. (SR 1418). Edwards Falls, the peak adjoining Doughton Mountain to the southwest. These two peaks are bisected by Indepencence Rd. Growing on large boulders in a very mesic Rich Cove forest community on the northwest-facing slopes of the mountain. Infrequent, native perennial forb/herb.


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Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

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