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Willdenow's Maiden Fern (Thelypteris interrupta)


Thelypteris Interrupta, or more commonly know as Willdenow'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 Interrupta or Willdenow's Maiden Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Florida, Hawaii and Louisiana.

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

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