Taxon  Report   6787 
Polystichum imbricans  (D. Eaton) D.H. Wagner
Cliff sword fern,  Narrow leaved sword fern, Narrowleaf swordfern
Polystichum imbricans
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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Polystichum imbricans
© 2008 Keir Morse
Polystichum imbricans, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Polystichum imbricans
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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