Physical Setting
Climate
Adaptations
Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
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Physical Setting
Climate
Adaptations
Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
External Resources
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VASCULAR PLANTS OF THE TUCSON MOUNTAINS
MISC (PARASITES, MOSSES, FERNS) (14 Species)
from Rondeau et al. (1996)

Herbs wi | sc | lo | lo-r
Misc

key
Common Name Scientific Name Family LS D A
PARASITES (4 Species)
desert mistletoe Phoradendron californicum Viscaceae p w 3c
burrow weed strangler Orobanche ludoviciana Orobanchaceae p s 5r
dodder Cuscuta tuberculata Cuscutaceae a l 2vc
dodder Cuscuta umbellatus Cuscutaceae a l 2vc
MOSSES (1 species)
spike moss Selaginella arizonica Selaginellaceae p w 1a
FERNS (9 species)
Lindheimer lipfern Cheilanthes lindheimeri Adiantaceae w 3c
Wright lipfern Cheilanthes wrightii Adiantaceae w 3c
helechillo [narrow cloakfern] Notholaena cochisensis Adiantaceae w 3c
wavy cloakfern Notholaena sinuata Adiantaceae w 3c
Standley cloakfern Notholaena standleyi Adiantaceae w 3c
cliff brake Pellaea truncata Adiantaceae w 3c
Pringle lipfern Cheilanthes pringlei Adiantaceae s 3c
yavapai lipfern Cheilanthes yavapensis Adiantaceae l 3c
beaded lipfern Cheilanthes wootonii Adiantaceae l 4uc

LS = lifespan (p = perennial; a = annual; a-b = annual or biennial; a-p = annual or perennial)
D = distribution (w = widespread; s = scattered; l = local)
A = abundance (1a = abundant; 2vc = very common; 3c = common; 4uc = uncommon; 5r = rare)


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