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Dryopteris arguta
coastal fern, marginal wood fern

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to Baja California, east to Arizona, also in north-central Idaho.

Habitat: Mostly in the woods, but occasionally in more open areas.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Maxon
Publication: Amer. Fern J. 11: 3. 1921.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aspidium argutum Kaulf.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dryopteris arguta in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Dryopteris arguta checklist entry

OregonFlora: Dryopteris arguta information

E-Flora BC: Dryopteris arguta atlas page

CalPhotos: Dryopteris arguta photos

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