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Cystopteris protrusa (Lowland bladderfern)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Cystopteris protrusa

Cystopteris protrusa (Weath.) Blasdell

Lowland Bladderfern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Cystopteris fragilis var. protrusa

USDA Symbol: CYPR4

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Truncate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FACW FACW 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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-01-01
Research By: SET

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