Taxon  Report   6786 
Polystichum dudleyi  Maxon
Dudley's sword fern,  Dudley's swordfern
Polystichum dudleyi
© 2012 John Game
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Polystichum dudleyi
© Charles Webber1998 California Academy of Sciences
Polystichum dudleyi, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Polystichum dudleyi
© 2015 Aaron E. Sims and CNPS
Genus: Polystichum
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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