Lorinseria areolata

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyBlechnaceae
Family (Traditional)Blechnaceae
GenusLorinseria
Species:Lorinseria areolata (L.) C. Presl
Common NameNetted Chain Fern
Growth Habitfern
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BISO; Natural Area Presence: DRU; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Natural Area Presence: NCCGSNA; Natural Area Presence: SGSNA; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Natural Area Presence: WOLF; 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; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0.5; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: fern-like; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; 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 7
StatusNative
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** 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

SynonymFull Citation
Lorinseria areolata f. onocleoides Lorinseria areolata f. onocleoides J. E. Benedict

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Calloway (KY), Carter (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Rowan (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Greene (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henderson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UCHT, MDKY, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1943 - 1950

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MDKY00000407 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000404 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000405 Warren Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000406 Calloway Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000409 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000408 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193823 Henderson Tennessee 21 Apr 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9181
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193816 Greene Tennessee 05 Jun 1950 Jesse M. Shaver
10731
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193801 Cannon Tennessee 20 May 1945 Jesse M. Shaver
9204
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193802 Carroll Tennessee 29 Aug 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9876
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193798 Bledsoe Tennessee 30 Aug 1943 Jesse M. Shaver
4042
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000403 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000399 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000401 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000402 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000410 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000412 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
MDKY00000413 Montgomery Kentucky
MDKY
Lorinseria areolata
UCHT023372 Hardeman Tennessee 12 May 1948 Jesse M. Shaver
10247
UCHT
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193815 Greene Tennessee 05 Jun 1950 Jesse M. Shaver
10731
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
BRIT193800 Blount Tennessee 06 Sep 1949 Jesse M. Shaver
10678
VDB
Lorinseria areolata
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Plant Photos

Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw
Lorinseria areolata - Joey Shaw