Pleurosorus rutifolius (R.Br.) Fee Blanket Fern
Mém.Foug. 5:179 (1852)

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), 0.03-0.12 m high, fronds 1-pinnate; pinnae with mostly eglandular hairs; sori in radiating lines, without indusium. Fl. Apr to May or Sep. Red-brown loam, orange clayey sand. Rock crevices, particularly where rock overhangs, granite outcrops.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Mann-Musgrave Block, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Eucla.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Beverley, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Laverton, Menzies, Merredin, Mundaring, Narembeen, Narrogin, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Perenjori, Perth, Pingelly, Ravensthorpe, Upper Gascoyne, Westonia, Wongan-Ballidu, Yilgarn, York.