Fragrant Woodfern (Dryopteris fragrans)

Fragrant Woodfern (Dryopteris Fragrans)
Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 19. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US

Dryopteris Fragrans, or more commonly know as Fragrant 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 Fragrans or Fragrant Woodfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, 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) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (SC) NH (T) NY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (fragrant cliff wood-fern) NH (fragrant fern) NY (fragrant cliff fern)

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