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Fern / ClubmossAsplenium trichomanes

Common spleenwort at Googong Foreshore

Asplenium trichomanes at Googong Foreshore - 17 Mar 2017

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   17 Mar 2017
Excellent find! From the location of the specimen and the grey colour of the rock, I assume that's limestone? If so, that would confirm Max Gray's comment to me back in the 1970s that A. trichomanes almost always grows on or near limestone. I found it growing all over the place at the Cotter Cave in the late 1970s.
   17 Mar 2017
Thank you :). Yes, this little fern is growing out of the London Bridge arch, which is limestone

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 10cm to 30cm Plant size
  • 17 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • RangerElle Recorded by

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