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Hypolepis repens (Bramble fern)
Cressler, Alan

Hypolepis repens

Hypolepis repens (L.) C. Presl

Bramble Fern, Creeping Bramble Fern, Flakelet Fern

Dennstaedtiaceae (Bracken Fern Family)


USDA Symbol: HYRE2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Size Notes: To about 8 feet in height.
Size Class: 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

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



National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-06-15
Research By: JAM

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