Taxon  Report   6790    
Polystichum kruckebergii  W. H. Wagner
Kruckeberg's hollyfern,  Kruckeberg's sword fern
Polystichum kruckebergii
© 2010 Dana York
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Polystichum kruckebergii
© 2018 Matt Berger
Polystichum kruckebergii
© 2010 Dana York
Polystichum kruckebergii, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Polystichum kruckebergii
© 2018 Matt Berger
Genus: Polystichum
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Polystichum kruckebergii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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