West Highland Flora

Parsley Fern


Cryptogramma crispa

 

Cryptogramma crispa

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Aug 2002 Glamaig, Skye
 

Occasional on scree and rocky ground in mountains

Sterile fronds c 10 cm long

ID: Outer spreading sterile fronds as shown on left, and inner upright fertile fronds as shown below.  Nothing else is similar.

Other features: Fertile fronds have margins bent back to protect the sori along the edge beneath.

Sterile fronds  

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  Cryptogramma crispa

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Aug 2002 Glamaig, Skye
 

 
  Fertile fronds
 
 
     
  Cryptogramma crispa

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Aug 2002 Glamaig, Skye
 

 
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