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Bommeria hispida (Mettenius ex Kuhn) Underwood. Hispid Bommer Fern, Copper Fern, Hairy Bommer. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Exposed rock. Dist: W. TX, NM, and AZ south to Mexico (many states); Nicaragua; disjunct in w. SC on a rock cut from 1961.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: See McMillan et al. (2018) for details of the discovery of this species in our area.

Synonymy: = FNA2, K3, K4, Meso1, Mex, Tx, TxFerns, McMillan et al (2018); = Hemionitis hispida (Mett. ex Kuhn) Christenh. – Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng (2018); = n/a – RAB

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Bommeria hispida, Santa Cruz County, Arizona 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Bommeria hispida, Cattail Canyon, Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas 5 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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