Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, , per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Bipinnate-pinnatifid to almost tripinnate
Leaves in a circle around a ring of buds

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dryopteris campyloptera   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dryopteris campyloptera   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 011-04-004:
Dryopteris campyloptera   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Wood-fern