Taxon  Report   2599 
Cystopteris fragilis  (L.) Bernh.
Bladder fern,  Brittle Fern, brittle bladder fern, fragile fern
Cystopteris fragilis, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Cystopteris fragilis
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Cystopteris fragilis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: WOODSIACEAE   (PLANTS: DRYOPTERIDACEAE)
Genus: Cystopteris
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cystopteris dickieana
PLANTS: Cystopteris fragilis ssp. dickieana
PLANTS: Cystopteris fragilis var. angustata
PLANTS: Cystopteris fragilis var. woodsioides
PLANTS: Filix fragilis
 Information about  Cystopteris fragilis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYFR2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 01, 2014).

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