Polypodium appalachianum Haufler & Windham

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Repository: BOON
Family: Polypodiaceae
Common Name: Appalachian Rockcap Fern
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 10-85
Date: 2010-04-25T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Near
Latitude: 36.552778
Longitude: -81.323622
Elevation: 798 meters


Alleghany County: Piney Creek Township, Piney Creek. Located at the Atwood Tract of the New River State Park. Accessed off of Piney Creek School Rd. (SR 1316), then Pine Creek Rd., which bears north and downslope toward the New River. Growing on rock outcrops and in rich forest soils upslope from the New River. Occasional, 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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