Purple Cliffbrake Pellaea atropurpurea (Linnaeus) Link    Synonyms: Purple-stem Cliffbrake, Purple-stemmed Cliffbrake.
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Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (3/11/2013). Take note of the whitish hairs on the rachis. This is the best way to tell Purple Cliffbrake apart from Smooth Cliffbrake. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

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

A Purple Cliffbrake in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/31/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/17/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

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

Purple Cliffbrake in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/6/2014). Verified by Carl Taylor. Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2014). Photo by Grazina McClure. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake growing in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/6/2017). (c) lynnparsons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by lynnparsons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/10/2014). Photo by Tami Elizabeth Bentz. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake with sori in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake (sori) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/20/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/8/2019). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in winter in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/17/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Prince George's Co., Maryland (2/12/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake (habitat) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/20/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (2/7/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/27/2018). (c) Andrejs Brolis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Andrejs Brolis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (8/7/2019). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Washington Co., Maryland (2/7/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Purple Cliffbrake in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). (c) Joe Metzger, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joe Metzger via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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