Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia, Cheilanthes tenuifolia var. tenuifolia.
Up to 0.3m.
Presence in Australia
Widespread. Throughout most areas of the region.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, NT, WA.
Rocky ground in open forest, woodland, or exposed rocky slopes.
Ground ferns up to 30cm high, rhizome-tufted or short-creeping.
Generally prefers moist, well-drained soil in full or semi-sun.
May die back over summer and re-shoot in autumn.
From division or spore.
Attractive small fern for rockeries and pots.