Cystopteris reevesiana

A plant of moist slopes at high elevations. Similar to the eastern US Cystopteris protrusa, it typically occupies moist soil and has a long-creeping rhizome. However, in rocky areas it may be epipetric with short-creeping rhizomes, and then very similar to Cystoperis tenuis.

Plant habit on Carrizo Peak, 7/16/06.

Plant habit above Bluff Springs in the Sacramento Mts., 7/4/05.

Sori above Bluff Springs, 7/4/05.

Nearly epipetric habit, on the high ridge on the north side of Eagle Creek in the Sierra Blanca, 7/3/06.

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