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Woodsia oregana
Oregon cliff-fern, Oregon woodsia

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California.

Habitat: Rock crevices, ledges and talus slopes in the mountains, and in less arid parts of the lowlands.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Woodsia oregana D.C. Eaton
Publication: Canad. Naturalist & Quart. J. Sci. n. s. 2: 90. 1865.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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ssp. oregana – western cliff-fern, Oregon woodsia    Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in our area; British Columbia to northern California, east to Alberta, western Montana, and western Wyoming.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Woodsia oregana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Woodsia oregana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Woodsia oregana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Woodsia oregana photos.

USDA Plants: Woodsia oregana information.

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