Asplenium trichomanes L. Maidenhair Spleenwort
Sp.Pl. 2:1080 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.1-0.35 m high, stipe purplish-black; sori oblong, often coalescing with age and covering most of undersurface. Fl. May to Oct. Loam. Shady, wet sites, near waterfalls, limestone outcrops.


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

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Hampton, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Dundas.