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Shoestring Fern (Vittaria lineata)


Vittaria Lineata, or more commonly know as Shoestring Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Vittaria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Vittaria Lineata or Shoestring Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Florida and Georgia.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Vittaria
  • Family: Vittariaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(FAC) C(NI*)

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