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Thelypteris opulenta (Jeweled maiden fern)
Cressler, Alan

Thelypteris opulenta

Thelypteris opulenta (Kaulf.) Fosberg

Jeweled Maiden Fern

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern Family)


USDA Symbol: THOP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: To about 5 feet in height.



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW FACW*
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 Thelypteris opulenta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thelypteris opulenta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thelypteris opulenta


Record Modified: 2018-03-07
Research By: JAM

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