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Thelypteris augescens

Thelypteris augescens (Link) Munz & I.M. Johnst.

Abrupt-tip Maiden Fern, Abrupt-tipped Maiden Fern, Abrupttip Maiden Fern

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern family)

Synonym(s): Dryopteris augescens, Lastrea augescens


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 5 feet long.


Native Habitat: Limestone banks, in sun or partial shade.

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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