Spinulose Woodfern (Dryopteris carthusiana)

  • Spinulose Woodfern (Dryopteris Carthusiana)
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  • Spinulose Woodfern (Dryopteris Carthusiana)
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  • Spinulose Woodfern (Dryopteris Carthusiana)
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Dryopteris Carthusiana, or more commonly know as Spinulose 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 Carthusiana or Spinulose Woodfern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington 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) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: AR (T) KY (SC) NY (EV) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: AR (spinulose wood-fern) KY (spinulose wood fern) NY (spinulose wood fern) TN (spinulose shield fern)

Browse Plants by State

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