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Thelypteris nevadensis

Thelypteris nevadensis (Baker) Clute ex Morton

Nevada Marsh Fern, Sierra Marsh Fern, Sierra Nevada Maiden Fern

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern family)

Synonym(s): Dryopteris nevadensis, Dryopteris oregana, Lastrea oregana, Parathelypteris nevadensis

USDA Symbol: THNE

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 3 feet long.

Distribution

USA: CA , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Woods and meadows, especially near springs, seepage areas and streams.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
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 nevadensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thelypteris nevadensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thelypteris nevadensis

Metadata

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

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