Common name: Rock Fern
Grimwade sheet number: 26
Original identification: Cheilanthes tenuifolia
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria): Vic. All regions except GHL, SNOW - also WA, SA, Tas.
Usually growing among rocks, in crevices, or around boulders, but also on slopes or in valleys of open-forest, along streams and in scrub. It spreads by means of a creeping rhizome as well as by sexual reproduction.