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Lygodium palmatum

Lygodium palmatum (Bernh.) Sw.

American Climbing Fern, Hartford Fern, Creeping Fern, Windsor Fern

Lygodiaceae (Climbing Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: LYPA3

Lygodium palmatum (American climbing fern) #41907

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Union
State: GA
Location Notes: Highway 180. Choestoe.
Accession date: 2014-09-10
Filename: A_C_IMG1156.JPG
Slide Index: 8022087089_b8f5efcf0e_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a plant with sterile (broad-lobed) and fertile (narrow-lobed) pinnae. Photographer's note: "American climbing fern is uncommon in Georgia. This is by far the largest known colony in the State. Steve Bowling located it over 20 years ago. Unfortunately, one herbicide event could destroy it."
Date Taken: 2012-09-22
NPIN Image Id: 41907

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Date: 2014-09-09

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