West Highland Flora

Hartstongue Fern


Phyllitis scolopendrium

Former name: Asplenium scolopendrium

Asplenium scolopendrium

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Fairly frequent in shady places, usually among rocks or on walls.

Leaves c 3-6 cm wide.

ID: The only fern with undivided fronds.

Other features: Fronds last the winter.  Sori in lines on veins.

 

  Asplenium scolopendrium

Photo Carl Farmer
23 Sep 2001 Suardal, Skye
 

 
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