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Golden Leatherfern (Acrostichum aureum)

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Acrostichum Aureum, or more commonly know as Golden Leatherfern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Acrostichum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Acrostichum Aureum or Golden Leatherfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Acrostichum
  • Family: Pteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (golden leather fern)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL) C(OBL) H(OBL)




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