Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyAspleniaceae
Family (Traditional)Aspleniaceae
GenusAsplenium
Species: Asplenium ruta-muraria
Infrapecies:Asplenium ruta-muraria (Fernald) Wherry var. cryptolepis
Common NameWall Rue; Wallrue
Growth Habitfern
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: fern; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Dissection: 1.5; Leaf Dissection: 2; Leaf Dissection: 2.5; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: fern-like; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenate; Leaflet Margins: crenulate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Number: 20+; Anther Type: N/A; Carpel Number/Pistil: N/A; Fruit Complexity: N/A; Fruit Type: N/A; Fruit Wet/Dry: N/A; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: N/A; Inflorescence Types: N/A; Ovary Position: N/A; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Petal Number: N/A; Pistil Complexity: N/A; Pistil Number: N/A; Placentation Type: N/A; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: N/A; Sporangium Arrangement: elongate sori; Stamen Number: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Dwayne Estes
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Dwayne Estes
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Dwayne Estes
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Dwayne Estes
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Sunny Fleming
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Sunny Fleming
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Sunny Fleming
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Sunny Fleming
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Tara Littlefield
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Tara Littlefield
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Tara Littlefield
Asplenium ruta-muraria var. cryptolepis - Tara Littlefield