Definition of Pellaea atropurpurea
1. Noun. Very short shallowly creeping North American fern usually growing on cliffs or walls and having dark glossy leaf axes.
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Literary usage of Pellaea atropurpurea
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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Herbaceous perennial Moist to dry, exposed calcareous cliffs and ledges, also masonry cracks. Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link var. bushii Mackenzie B ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1903)
"Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link. Under the edges of rounded granite boulders in dry warm situations. Medial. PELLAEA TERNIFOLIA (Cav.) Link. ..."