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Woodsia alpina

Woodsia alpina (Bolton) Gray

Alpine Woodsia

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Woodsia alpina var. bellii, Woodsia glabella var. bellii


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Reproduces by spores.


USA: AK , ME , MI , MN , NY , VT
Canada: NB , NL , NS

Growing Conditions

Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Additional resources

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


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

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