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Parasitic Maiden Fern (Thelypteris parasitica)

Parasitic Maiden Fern (Thelypteris Parasitica)
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Thelypteris Parasitica, or more commonly know as Parasitic 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 Parasitica or Parasitic Maiden Fern's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Thelypteris
  • Family: Thelypteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: HI (I)

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