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Kunth's Maiden Fern (Thelypteris kunthii)


Thelypteris Kunthii, or more commonly know as Kunth's Maiden Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Thelypteris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Thelypteris Kunthii or Kunth's Maiden Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Thelypteris
  • Family: Thelypteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW) 6(FAC) C(FAC)

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