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Crepidomanes

(Crepidomanes intricatum)

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Description

Trichomanes intricatum is known as the weft fern. This is an unusual filmy fern that grows in rock shelters and crevices in the eastern United States, being known only from its gametophyte generation. It is a rare plant that is protected in several states.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Hymenophyllales
Family:Hymenophyllaceae
Genus:Crepidomanes
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