Cheilanthes distans (R.Br.) Mett. Bristly Cloak Fern
Abh.Senckenberg.Naturf.Ges. 3:69 (1859)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.02-0.4 m high, blade 1-2-pinnate at the base, undersurface densely scaly, scales simple; sori forming marginal band. Rock crevices.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Mardabilla, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Beverley, Busselton, Dundas, Esperance, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kondinin, Moora, Mount Marshall, Mundaring, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, West Arthur, Westonia, York.