Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Long-stem Adder's-tongue - Ophioglossum petiolatum   Hooker
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DistributionOuter Coastal Plain plus Shackleford Banks.

Native of Asia; probably introduced into N.A., from VA to FL, TX, and AR.
HabitatRoadsides and ditches, maritime wet grassland.
IdentificationFrom our other Adder's-tongues, this one differs in having a pointed tip to the leaf.
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Global RankG5
State StatusW7 [W4]
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