Taxon  Report   2824 
Dryopteris expansa  (C. Presl) C.R. Fraser-Jenkins & Jermy
Common wood fern, spreading wood fern, spreading woodfern
Dryopteris expansa, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: DRYOPTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Dryopteris
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Dryopteris assimilis
PLANTS: Dryopteris dilatata ssp. americana
PLANTS: Dryopteris dilatata
PLANTS: Dryopteris spinulosa var. dilatata
 Information about  Dryopteris expansa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (DREX2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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