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Lindsaea repens

Lindsaea repens (Bory) Thwaites

Creeping Necklace Fern, Laukahi

Dennstaedtiaceae (Bracken Fern family)


USDA Symbol: LIRE2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 20 inches long.


Native Habitat: Wet mossy forests, terrestrial or epiphytic.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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