Adiantum capillus-veneris L. Maidenhair
Sp.Pl. 2:1096 (1753)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.1-0.2 m high, frond 1-2-pinnate; stipe blackish-brown, hard, glossy; sori marginal between sinuses, oblong. Moist, sheltered sites in gorges and on cliff walls.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Fortescue, Hamersley, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Cottesloe.