Ophioglossum lusitanicum

Common name
Least adder's tongue
Ophioglossum lusitanicum
Latin names
Class
Psilotopsida
Order
Ophioglossales
Family
Ophioglossaceae
Genus
Ophioglossum
Species
lusitanicum
Geographic details
Habitat
Maritime
Soil type
alkaline
Distribution
Scilly, Guernsey
Native
Yes
General
Plant height
small
Branched
No
Plant colour
yellow green
Habit
colonial, lvs erect
Conservation status
Protected
Leaf details
Separate fertile leaves
Yes
Fertile leaf shape
Spike
Sterile leaf shape
elliptic
Pinnae
no pinnae
Wintergreen
Yes
Spore details
Homospore
Yes
Rhizome details
Rhizome description
colonial creeping stolons
Rhizome position
upright
Indusium details
Indusium present
No