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Hymenophyllum wrightii

Hymenophyllum wrightii Bosch

Wright's Filmy Fern

Hymenophyllaceae (Filmy Fern family)

Synonym(s): Mecodium wrightii

USDA Symbol: HYWR2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Up to about 3 inches tall.

Distribution

USA: AK
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Shady, wet, vertical cliffs on wet rocks, or epiphytic on bark and decaying wood of large conifers.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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