Evergreen perennial in clumps from a short compact rhizome.
Broadly lanceolate, 5-25 cm long, clustered, hairy with branched hairs and whitish scales, 3-pinnate; ultimate segments round, 0.5-3 mm long, with densely orange-woolly branched hairs and small scales on the lower surface.
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Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Cheilanthes gracillima M.E. Jones