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Cystopteris tennesseensis

Cystopteris tennesseensis Shaver

Tennessee Bladderfern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Cystopteris fragilis var. simulans, Cystopteris fragilis var. tennesseensis

USDA Symbol: CYTE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds to about 18 inches long.


USA: AL , AR , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MN , MO , NC , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , VA , WI , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-07-25
Research By: CBR

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