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Woodwardia fimbriata
giant chain fern

Distribution: Occurring in lowland western Washington; southern Vancouver Island to California, also in Nevada and Arizona.

Habitat: Mixed conifer and mixed conifer-hardwood forests, always where moist such as stream banks, springs, and seepy rocky outcrops.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Woodwardia fimbriata Sm.
Publication: Cycl. 38(76). 1818. 1818.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Woodwardia chamissoi Brack. [Abrams]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Woodwardia fimbriata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Woodwardia fimbriata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Woodwardia fimbriata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Woodwardia fimbriata photos.

USDA Plants: Woodwardia fimbriata information.

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