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Ebony Spleenwort (Asplenium platyneuron) On a shaded hillside at the base of a ridge at the edge of a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US.<br />
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Ebony Spleenwort (Asplenium platyneuron)

On a shaded hillside at the base of a ridge at the edge of a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US.

Ebony Spleenwort (Asplenium platyneuron) On a shaded hillside at the base of a ridge at the edge of a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60067/ebony_spleenwort_asplenium_platyneuron.html Asplenium platyneuron,Ebony spleenwort,Geotagged,Spring,United States

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''Asplenium platyneuron'' , commonly known as ebony spleenwort or brownstem spleenwort, is a fern native to North America east of the Rocky Mountains and to South Africa. It takes its common name from its dark, reddish-brown, glossy stipe and rachis , which bear a once-divided, pinnate leaf. The fertile fronds, which die off in the winter, are darker green and stand upright, while the sterile fronds are evergreen and lie flat on the ground. An auricle at the base of each pinna points towards the.. more

Similar species: Polypodiales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded May 16, 2018. Captured May 6, 2018 10:24 in 169 Hopewell Church Rd, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm