Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnate-pinnatifid

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coryphopteris species 1   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thelypteris simulata   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2010)
Parathelypteris simulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog Fern, Massachusetts Fern