Woodsia alpina (Bolton) S. F. Gray
FamilyAthyriaceae — APG family: Woodsiaceae
SynonymsAcrosticum alpinum Bolton, Woodsia hyperborea R. Br.
DescriptionAbout 10 cm tall; rhizome short, ascending; stipe with joint at base, and short, reddish-brown midrib, usually lacking scales; blades thin, last segments not much longer than broad, pubescent from septate hairs below, but lacking scales.
EcologyPrefers calcareous rocks in mountains.
Hybrids with W. ilvensis occur.
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.