Taxon  Report   10785 
Athyrium distentifolium  Tausch ex Opiz  var. americanum  (Butters) B. Boivin
American alpine lady fern
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 1995 John Game
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Athyrium
Parent Record Athyrium distentifolium
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Athyrium americanum
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Athyrium alpestre ssp. americanum
TJM2: Athyrium alpestre
TJM2: Athyrium alpestre var. americanum
More information about  Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Jan 20, 2018).

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