Polystichum imbricans
imbricate sword-fern, rock sword-fern

Distribution: Cascades of central Washington south to California, and in the Olympics; sometimes on serpentine

Habitat: Dry, rocky places, open areas and open woods, at mid-elevations

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Polystichum imbricans (D.C. Eaton) D.H. Wagner
Publication: Pteridologia. 1: 50. 1979.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Polystichum imbricans in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Polystichum imbricans checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Polystichum imbricans information.

E-Flora BC: Polystichum imbricans atlas page.

CalPhotos: Polystichum imbricans photos.

USDA Plants: Polystichum imbricans information.

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