Cheilanthes sieberi ssp sieberi

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Cheilanthes sieberiFamily: Pteridaceae
Genus: Cheilanthes
Common names: Poison Rock Fern, Mulga Fern
ALA reference

This hardy fern can be found in the area beside Fort Road and in the firebreak along the eastern boundary of the reserve. Its rhizomes seem to survive well in the dry weather even when it has lost all its fronds. The fronds regrow quickly after rain. (December 2007)