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Polystichum braunii

Polystichum braunii (Spenner) Fée

Braun's Holly Fern

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Polystichum braunii ssp. purshii, Polystichum braunii var. purshii

USDA Symbol: POBR4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (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 , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , PA , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-11-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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