Appalachian Oakfern (Gymnocarpium appalachianum)


Gymnocarpium Appalachianum, or more commonly know as Appalachian Oakfern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Gymnocarpium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Gymnocarpium Appalachianum or Appalachian Oakfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Gymnocarpium
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NC (E) OH (PRX) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NC (Appalachian oak fern) OH (Appalachian oak fern) PA (Appalachian oak fern)

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