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Wall-rue

Asplenium ruta-muraria

Plant Data

Order:
Polypodiales
Family:
Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort)
Flowers:
This plant is a fern and ferns do not have flowers. Ferns reproduce using spores instead.
Fruit:
Spores.
Leaves:
Wall-rue derives its name from the shape of its leaves (or fronds) as they look like those of a herb called Rue. They are pinnately divided into pairs of 2 to 4 leaflets. Their edges are raggedy.
Maximum Size:
20cm tall.
Other Names:
Wall Rue Spleenwort.
Habitats:
Cliffs, walls.