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Northern Hollyfern (Polystichum lonchitis)

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  • Northern Hollyfern (Polystichum Lonchitis) http://www.sagebud.com/northern-hollyfern-polystichum-lonchitis
    Credit: Meneerke bloem | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: by Thomas Moore ; edited by John Lindley ; nature-printed by Henry Bradbury. | The ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • Northern Hollyfern (Polystichum Lonchitis) http://www.sagebud.com/northern-hollyfern-polystichum-lonchitis
    Credit: by Thomas Moore ; edited by John Lindley ; nature-printed by Henry Bradbury. | The ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Polystichum Lonchitis, or more commonly know as Northern Hollyfern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polystichum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polystichum Lonchitis or Northern Hollyfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Polystichum
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: NY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (northern holly-fern)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 3(UPL) 4(FACU-) 7(FACU*) 8(UPL) 9(FACU) 0(FAC) A(UPL)




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