Scented Oakfern (Gymnocarpium robertianum)

  • Scented Oakfern (Gymnocarpium Robertianum)
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  • Scented Oakfern (Gymnocarpium Robertianum)
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Gymnocarpium Robertianum, or more commonly know as Scented 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 Robertianum or Scented Oakfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Gymnocarpium
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (E) MI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (scented oak fern) MI (limestone oak fern)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 3(FACU) 9(NI) A(FACU)

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