Cryptogramma stelleri (S.G. Gmel.) Prantl
FamilyCryptogrammaceae — APG family: Pteridaceae
SynonymsPellaea stelleri (S. G. Gmel.) Baker, Allosurus gracilis (Michx.) Presl, Pteris stelleri S. G. Gmel., Pteris gracilis Michx., Allosurus stelleri (S. G. Gmel.) Rupr.
DescriptionUp to 15 cm tall; rhizome very slender, cordlike, scaly, and pilose; fronds scat- tered, glabrous, fertile ones longer than sterile ones, pinnae few, thin; fertile frond with long stipe, and remote pinnae; ultimate segments linear-oblong, entirely or slightly crenulated; sori marginal, covered by revolute margins.
EcologyCrevices in calcareous rocks in shaded localities with dripping water. Usually very rare and scattered. Described from Siberia.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.