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Cheilanthes lanosa

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Plant types and subtypes: Ferns, Evergreens

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, alkaline, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 6"-14"

Leaf Color: green, blue-green, bronze, multi-color

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: colonizing, drought tolerant, evergreen, fall interest, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, rock garden plant, shade garden plant, winter interest

Cheilanthes lanosa (hairy lipfern)
  • Cheilanthes lanosa (hairy lipfern)
  • Cheilanthes lanosa (hairy lipfern)

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Description

Cheilanthes lanosa

Also known as:

hairy lipfern

,

hairy lip-fern

Scientific Synonyms:

Cheilanthes vestita

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: CT, MN, NY
  • Rare: IN

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision
Division Pteridophyta Ferns
Class Filicopsida
Subclass
Order Polypodiales
Family Pteridaceae Maidenhair Fern family
Genus Cheilanthes lipfern
Species Cheilanthes lanosa hairy lipfern