Page author: David Giblin
Athyrium filix-femina
lady-fern
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Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast; circumboreal.

Habitat: Moist woods, meadows, forest edge, and shaded riparian corridors from low to middle elevations.

Spores: May-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Athyrium filix-femina (L.) Roth ex Mertens
Publication: Arch. Bot. (Leipzig). 2(1): 106. 1799.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Infraspecies:
ssp. cyclosorum – lady fern, northwestern lady fern    Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the northern Great Plains.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Athyrium filix-femina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Athyrium filix-femina checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Athyrium filix-femina atlas page.

CalPhotos: Athyrium filix-femina photos.

USDA Plants: Athyrium filix-femina information.

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