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Arachniodes insularis

Arachniodes insularis W.H. Wagner

Santa Cruz Island Hollyfern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern family)

Synonym(s): Arachniodes carvifolia, Rumohra carvifolia

USDA Symbol: ARIN22

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 4 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant.


Native Habitat: Along streams in wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.


Bibref 1790 - Hawaiian Plant Life - Vegetation and Flora (2014) Gustafson, Robert J.; Derral R. Herbst; Philip W. ...

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Arachniodes insularis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arachniodes insularis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arachniodes insularis


Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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