Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Appalachian Woodsia
Woodsia scopulina ssp. appalachiana
Family: Dryopteridaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  E
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S1

Found in rock crevices, on ledges, on sandstone

Species Description:


Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Fronds are glandular hairy and generally narrowly oblanceolate; numerous glands and scales on the stipe.

Disturbance such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental.

Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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