Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyOnocleaceae
Family (Traditional)Onocleaceae
GenusOnoclea
Species: Onoclea sensibilis
Infrapecies:Onoclea sensibilis L. var. sensibilis
Common NameSensitive Fern
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; 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 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5TNR (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution 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

Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Dwayne Estes
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Dwayne Estes
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Dwayne Estes
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Dwayne Estes
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Milo Pyne
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Milo Pyne
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Milo Pyne
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Milo Pyne
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Sunny Fleming
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Sunny Fleming
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Sunny Fleming
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Sunny Fleming
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Tara Littlefield
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Tara Littlefield
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Theo Witsell
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw
Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis - Joey Shaw