Cheilanthes sieberi Kunze Mulga Fern
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:112 (1846)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 20 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.05-0.5 m high, blade 3-pinnate at the base; sori separate, each protected by reflexed segment of margin. Fl. Aug. Red loamy sand, red clayey loam. Rock crevices, slopes, granite outcrops, near waterfalls or streams.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mackay, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Bruce Rock, East Pilbara, Wiluna.