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Pleopeltis polypodioides ssp. polypodioides (Resurrection fern)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Pleopeltis polypodioides ssp. polypodioides

Pleopeltis polypodioides (L.) Andrews & Windham ssp. polypodioides

Resurrection Fern

Polypodiaceae (Polypody Family)

Synonym(s): Marginaria polypodioides, Polypodium polypodioides


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Root Type: Fibrous

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , FL , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Distribution: USDA Plants does not show this species as native in North America. Other authorities, including ARS-GRIN, however do.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pleopeltis polypodioides ssp. polypodioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pleopeltis polypodioides ssp. polypodioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pleopeltis polypodioides ssp. polypodioides


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

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