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Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor (Variable maiden fern)
Smith, R.W.

Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor

Thelypteris hispidula (Decne.) C.F. Reed var. versicolor (R.P. St. John) Lellinger

Variable Maiden Fern, St. John's Shield Fern, Variable Roughhairy Maiden Fern, Variable Hairy Maiden Fern

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Cyclosorus quadrangularis, Dryopteris macilenta, Dryopteris versicolor, Thelypteris macilenta, Thelypteris quadrangularis var. versicolor, Thelypteris versicolor

USDA Symbol: THHIV

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , SC , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-01-04
Research By: JAM

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