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Dryopteris carthusiana
spinulose fern, toothed wood fern
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Circumboreal, extending south in North America to Oregon and northern California from the Cascades to the coast; also in northern Idaho and northwest Wyoming.

Habitat: Moist woods and streambanks.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Dryopteris carthusiana (Vill.) H.P. Fuchs
Publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 105: 339. 1959. 1959.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Dryopteris austriaca (Jacq.) Schinz & Thell. var. spinulosa (O.F. Muell.) Fiori
Dryopteris spinulosa (O.F. Muell.) Watt
Polypodium carthusianum Vill.
Polypodium spinulosum O.F. Muell.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dryopteris carthusiana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Dryopteris carthusiana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Dryopteris carthusiana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Dryopteris carthusiana photos.

USDA Plants: Dryopteris carthusiana information.

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