Myriopteris tomentosa (Link) Fée. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Dry outcrops of intermediate or calcareous metamorphic, igneous, or sedimentary rocks (including sandstone outcrops in the Coastal Plain of GA and SC). Dist: Primarily Appalachian, from n. VA and n. WV south to KY, GA, and AL, also at scattered localities from AR, OK, and KS south and west to NM, AZ, and Mexico (south to Veracruz).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: The species is an apogamous triploid.
Synonymy: = K3, K4, Grusz & Windham (2013); = Cheilanthes lanosa (Michx.) D.C.Eaton – F, misapplied; = Cheilanthes tomentosa Link – Ar, C, ETx1, FNA2, G, GrPl, K1, Meso1, Mo1, RAB, S13, Sf, Tn, Tx, TxFerns, Va, W, Lellinger (1985); = Hemionitis bradburii (Hook.) Christenh. – Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng (2018)