Pellaea atropurpurea

Very small evergreen fern of cliffs, talus slopes, or thin soil over boulders. Protected in NYS as exploitably vulnerable.

Native Plant of the Month

November 2008

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
purple cliff brake
Type: 
Native
Ferns & Fern Allies
Moisture: 
Dry
Light: 
Part Sun
Soil: 
Rocky/Stony
Well-drained

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