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Clinton's Woodfern (Dryopteris clintoniana)


Dryopteris Clintoniana, or more commonly know as Clinton's Woodfern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Dryopteris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Dryopteris Clintoniana or Clinton's Woodfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Dryopteris
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (X) NY (EV) OH (E) PA (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (Clinton woodfern) NY (Clinton's shield fern) OH (Clinton's wood fern) PA (Clinton's shield fern)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(NI) 3(FACW+)

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