Rusty Woodsia Woodsia ilvensis (Linnaeus) R. BrownThreatened (MD)  -  S2 (State rare)    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Pteridophyta   >   Class Polypodiopsida   >   Order Polypodiales   >   Family Woodsiaceae   >   Genus Woodsia   

Status:

In Maryland Rusty Woodsia is found only in Allegany and Washington Counties. Less than twenty populations are known and these few popualtions are restricted to shale barrens and outcrops of calcareous shales. Fire suppression and displacement by invasive species threaten Maryland's remaining Rusty Woodsia populations (MD DNR, 2017).

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Rusty Woodsia in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/19/2016). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

Rusty Woodsia in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/19/2016). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

Rusty Woodsia in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/19/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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