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Aleutian Maidenhair (Adiantum aleuticum)

  • Aleutian Maidenhair (Adiantum Aleuticum)
    Credit: N C (Nyanna) | Own work | License: PD
  • Aleutian Maidenhair (Adiantum Aleuticum)
    Credit: NC ([nyanna]) | own work - taken in Coos County, Oregon | License: PD

Adiantum Aleuticum, or more commonly know as Aleutian Maidenhair, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Adiantum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Adiantum Aleuticum or Aleutian Maidenhair's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Adiantum
  • Family: Pteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (Aleutian maidenhair fern)

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