Dryopteris
wood-fern
5 species
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Dryopteris argutacoastal fern, marginal wood fern
Distribution: Cheifly west of the Cascade summits, southern Washington to California and east to Arizona; also in the mountains of eastern Oregon.
Habitat: Mostly in the woods, but occasionally in more open areas.
Origin: Native
Dryopteris carthusianaspinulose fern, toothed wood fern
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
Dryopteris cristatacrested wood fern fern, shield fern
Distribution: Circumboreal, extending south in North America to northern Idaho, northwest Montana, and Arkansas.
Habitat: Moist woods and thickets.
Origin: Native
Dryopteris expansanorthern fern, spreading wood fern
Distribution: Circumboreal; throughout the Pacific Northwest
Habitat: Moist to wet woods and streambanks
Origin: Native
Dryopteris filix-masmale fern
Origin: Native