OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Coryphopteris simulata   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thelypteris simulata   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Coryphopteris simulata (Thelypteridaceae), A New Combination For The Massachusetts Fern (Fawcett, 2018)
Coryphopteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Parathelypteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Dryopteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Thelypteris simulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog Fern, Massachusetts Fern


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image of Coryphopteris simulata, Bog Fern, Massachusetts Fern

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_drsi3_001_pvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Coryphopteris simulata   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thelypteris simulata   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Coryphopteris simulata (Thelypteridaceae), A New Combination For The Massachusetts Fern (Fawcett, 2018)
Coryphopteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Parathelypteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Dryopteris simulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Thelypteris simulata

 

Find by scientific name:

3717

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in NC and WV in acid peat bogs at about 1000 meters in elevation (in DE, NJ, and VA in acid seepage swamps in the Coastal Plain), per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
1-pinnate-pinnatifid

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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