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Taxon: Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) Parris

Genus: Adiantum
Family: Pteridaceae. Also placed in: Adiantaceae Sinopteridaceae
Nomen number: 401924
Place of publication: Rhodora 93:112. 1991
Name verified on: 14-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).


Common names:

  • Aleutian maidenhair   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • serpentine maidenhair   (Source: Ferns Amer Gard ) – English
  • western maidenhair   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • adiante des Aléoutiennes   (Source: F NAmer ) – French

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) Parris:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (29 August 2015)

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