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Woodsia glabella

Woodsia glabella R. Br. ex Richardson

Smooth Woodsia

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)



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 , MA , ME , MN , NH , NY , VT
Canada: NB , NL , NS

Growing Conditions

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

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.2 - Preservation Blooms in Recreated Prairies, New Wildflower Center Prairie Welcome...

Additional resources

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


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

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