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Flatfork Fern (Psilotum complanatum)


Psilotum Complanatum, or more commonly know as Flatfork Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Psilotum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Psilotum Complanatum or Flatfork Fern's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Whisk-fern
  • Genus: Psilotum
  • Family: Psilotaceae
  • Order: Psilotales
  • Class: Psilopsida
  • Division: Psilophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: HI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: H(FAC*)

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