Vittaria appalachiana

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyPteridaceae
Family (Traditional)Pteridaceae
GenusVittaria
SpeciesVittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel
Common NameAppalachian shoestring fern
Growth Habitfern
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: fern; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Absent; Simple/Compound: Thalloid;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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

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: Carter (KY), Elliott (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Menifee (KY), Morgan (KY), Powell (KY), Wolfe (KY), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Johnson (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1966 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100779451 Powell Kentucky 12 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
533
EKY
Vittaria appalachiana
31973000004605 Menifee Kentucky 27 Feb 1998 Back, Michael
1
KNK
Vittaria appalachiana
31973000004606 Morgan Kentucky 02 Jul 1998 Risk, Allen
10,942
KNK
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001217 Wolfe Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001212 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001196 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001194 Fentress Tennessee
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001209 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001214 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001199 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00003085 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001195 Fentress Tennessee
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001201 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001215 Elliott Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001197 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
31234100028180 Elliott Kentucky 19 Sep 1986 Allison W. Cusick
25945
EKY
Vittaria appalachiana
31234100779824 Wolfe Kentucky 28 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
548
EKY
Vittaria appalachiana
31973000004608 Menifee Kentucky 28 Dec 1996 Risk, Allen
8834
KNK
Vittaria appalachiana
31973000004607 Laurel Kentucky 05 Jan 1997 Risk, Allen
8986
KNK
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00003087 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001210 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001211 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001207 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001216 Laurel Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001203 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001206 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00003086 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001208 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001202 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001198 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001200 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001205 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001213 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005500 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005488 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005497 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005501 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005495 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005494 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005492 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005485 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005502 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005498 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
UCHT000474 Franklin Tennessee 31 Oct 2010 Sunny Hart, Kevin Willis
12
UCHT
Vittaria appalachiana
UOS08739 Franklin Tennessee 10 Aug 2010 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Vittaria appalachiana
MDKY00001204 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005496 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005490 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005484 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005491 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005487 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005503 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005489 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005483 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005504 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005493 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005499 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
TENN-V-0005486 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Vittaria appalachiana
BRIT193399 Van Buren Tennessee 09 Sep 1966 D. P. Whittier
s.n
VDB
Vittaria appalachiana
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Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
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Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Joey Shaw
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming
Vittaria appalachiana - Sunny Fleming