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Dryopteris intermedia

Dryopteris intermedia (Muhl. ex Willd.) A. Gray

Intermediate Woodfern, Evergreen Wood-fern, Fancy Wood Fern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: DRIN5



Dryopteris intermedia (Intermediate woodfern) #38699

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Polk
State: TN
Location Notes: Big Frog Mountain, Big Frog Wilderness, Cherokee National Forest. Mountain Woodfern is not uncommon in the high southern Appalachian Mountains. Normally it grows above 5,000 feet. At Big Frog Mountain (4,224 feet) it lives in a high cove. This is probably the southern most occurrence of the species.
Accession date: 2014-06-19
Filename: A_C_IMG0202.JPG
Slide Index: 14278835914_ee39b6dc4c_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: With Dryopteris campyloptera on the left. This is a comparasion between Mountain Woodfern and Intermediate Woodfern. Dryopteris campyloptera is an ancestral hybrid between Drypteris intermedia and Drypoteris expansa.
Date Taken: 2014-05-24
NPIN Image Id: 38699

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2014-06-13

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