Asplenium rhizophyllum L.
Common Name: WALKING FERN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Fern
Status: T

Mossy boulders and low mossy outcrops of calcareous rocks, usually limestones or dolomites, but sometimes sandstone, in moist deciduous forest understories; very rarely on mossy logs or stumps in the dune areas near Lake Michigan, as on South Manitou Island.

Very local and uncommon.

Locations

Alger County
Alpena County
Berrien County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Houghton County
Keweenaw County
Leelanau County
    Only on Manitou Islands
Mackinac County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=201.