Calflora
Taxon  Report   6233 
Pentagramma pallida  (Weath.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.
Silver back fern
Pentagramma pallida
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
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Pentagramma pallida
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Pentagramma pallida
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Pentagramma pallida, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Pentagramma pallida
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pentagramma
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Pityrogramma pallida
ICPN + PLANTS: Pityrogramma triangularis var. pallida
More information about  Pentagramma pallida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PEPA40)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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