Maidenhair Spleenwort Asplenium trichomanes Linnaeus subsp. trichomanes    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Pteridophyta   >   Class Polypodiopsida   >   Order Polypodiales   >   Family Aspleniaceae   >   Genus Asplenium   

Status:

This small evergreen fern favors rocks and cliff faces.

Description:

All plants in Maryland belong to the subspecies Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanes (Knapp & Naczi, 2014).

There are 74 records in the project database.

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Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (3/11/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (4/24/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (4/24/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (4/25/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (5/7/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Baltimore Co., Maryland (12/24/2019). Photo by Aaron Coolman. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort at Shannondale WMA, Jefferson Co., West Virginia (7/10/2012). This photo shows the underside of the pinnae (leaves) where the sori (a collection of sporangia) are located. Many species have unique shaped sori and the placement of the sori can also be an aid for identification. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort (sori) in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/17/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (5/4/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

The sori of a Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (4/25/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (7/6/2019). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (4/5/2021). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort (new growth) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/21/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/6/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (4/26/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/1977). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/12/2020). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Maidenhair Spleenwort in Washington Co., Maryland (3/21/2020). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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