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Dryopteris arguta
coastal fern, marginal wood fern

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to Baja California, also in north-central Idaho and Arizona.

Habitat: Mostly in the woods, but occasionally in more open areas.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Maxon
Publication: Amer. Fern J. 11: 3. 1921. 1921.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aspidium argutum Kaulf.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Dryopteris arguta checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Dryopteris arguta atlas page.

CalPhotos: Dryopteris arguta photos.

USDA Plants: Dryopteris arguta information.

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