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Dryopteris fragrans

Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott

Fragrant Woodfern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Dryopteris fragrans var. fragrans, Dryopteris fragrans var. remotiuscula


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.


USA: AK , ME , MI , MN , NH , NY , VT , WI
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , YT

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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