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Cystopteris fragilis

Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.

Brittle Bladderfern, Brittle Bladder Fern, Fragile Fern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

USDA Symbol: CYFR2

Cystopteris fragilis (Brittle bladderfern) #64536

Image Information

Photographer: Reveal, James L.
County: Pitkin
State: CO
Location Notes: Elk Mountains, upper meadow at head of East Creek, 3.1 air miles southeast of Redstone, 11000 feet elevation. 39°09'33"N, 107°11'21"W, T10S, R88W, sec. 26.
Accession date: 2018-11-30
Filename: JLR_IMG8475.JPG
Slide Index: dryoCystfrag01.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: A plant in situ.
Date Taken: 2008
NPIN Image Id: 64536

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2018-11-30

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