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Thelypteris kunthii

Thelypteris kunthii (Desv.) Morton

Wood Fern, River Fern, Southern Shield Fern, Kunth's Maiden Fern, Normal Shield Fern

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: THKU



Thelypteris kunthii (Wood fern) #40382

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Dawson
State: GA
Location Notes: Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. Wildcat Creek Tract.
Accession date: 2014-08-20
Filename: A_C_IMG0736.JPG
Slide Index: 10063714803_e6ef4845ea_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: The abaxial side of a frond with sori. Photographer's note: "This was a complete surprise. I found this large colony of southern shield fern growing in the mountains. It is normally a coastal plain species with a few northerly disjunct populations in specialized habitats. This was thriving in a normal unprotected habitat."
Date Taken: 2013-10-02
NPIN Image Id: 40382

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2014-08-14

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