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Athyrium microphyllum

Athyrium microphyllum (J. Sm.) Alston

Akolea

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern family)

Synonym(s): Asplenium multisectum, Asplenium vexans, Athyrium baldwinii, Athyrium poiretianum

USDA Symbol: ATMI

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Mesic to wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
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.

Bibliography

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

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Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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