Anogramma leptophylla   Jersey Fern

Anogrmma leptophylla

There were few places wet enough for ferns in Crete even in early Spring but the bottom of this deep gorge was one of them. Nevertheless I was surprised to find this fern which previously I had only known from the Channel Islands. It is quite common on vertical cliffs in Crete though.

Base of cliffs in Theriso Gorge, Crete 5th April 2007

Added on 2nd November 2007, updated 11th July 2008, updated 30th Septmber 2014, updated 24th August 2018

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