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Ctenitis sloanei (Florida lacefern)
Cressler, Alan

Ctenitis sloanei

Ctenitis sloanei (Poepp. ex Spreng.) Morton

Florida Lacefern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Ctenitis ampla, Dryopteris ampla


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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



Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-06
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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