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Ceratopteris richardii

Ceratopteris richardii Brongn.

Triangle Waterfern, Triangle Water Fern

Parkeriaceae (Water Fern Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CERI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet across.

Distribution

USA: AL , LA
Native Habitat: Aquatic to semiaquatic, floating or rooted, in lakes and ponds.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL
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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-02-12
Research By: CBR

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