Broad Beechfern (Phegopteris hexagonoptera)


Phegopteris Hexagonoptera, or more commonly know as Broad Beechfern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Phegopteris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Phegopteris Hexagonoptera or Broad Beechfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Phegopteris
  • Family: Thelypteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (SC) MN (T) NY (EV)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (broad beech fern) MN (broad beech-fern) NY (broad beech fern)

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