Taxon  Report   8355 
Woodwardia fimbriata  Sm.
Chain fern,  Western Chain Fern, giant chain fern, giant chainfern
Woodwardia fimbriata , a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Woodwardia fimbriata
© 2009 John W. Wall
Woodwardia fimbriata
© 2003 Keir Morse
Woodwardia fimbriata
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: BLECHNACEAE  
Genus: Woodwardia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Woodwardia chamissoi
TJM2: Woodwardia radicans
 Information about  Woodwardia fimbriata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (WOFI)

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 23, 2014).

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