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Schizaea pusilla

Schizaea pusilla Pursh

Little Curlygrass Fern

Schizaeaceae (Curly-grass Family)


USDA Symbol: SCPU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: This is a non-flowering plant that reproduces by spores.


Canada: NB , NL , NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
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 Schizaea pusilla in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Schizaea pusilla in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Schizaea pusilla


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

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