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Adiantum aleuticum
maidenhair fern, northern maidenhair fern

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east sporadically to the Rocky Mountains, also in the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Moist woods and streambanks, from low to middle elevations in the mountains.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) Paris
Publication: Rhodora. 93: 112. 1991.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Adiantum boreale C. Presl
Adiantum pedatum L., misapplied [FNA2, HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Adiantum aleuticum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Adiantum aleuticum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Adiantum aleuticum information.

E-Flora BC: Adiantum aleuticum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Adiantum aleuticum photos.

USDA Plants: Adiantum aleuticum information.

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