Pellaea paradoxa

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Pellaea paradoxaFamily: Pteridaceae
Genus: Pellaea
Common names: Sickle fern
ALA reference

This is a very tough drought resistant fern with thick leathery pinnae and a wiry medium-creeping rhizome. It was rediscovered after the covering layer of cat’s claw was killed with Starane, but is showing almost no damage from the herbicide application. (July 2011)