Taxon  Report   6789 
Polystichum imbricans  (D. C. Eaton) D.H. Wagner  ssp. imbricans 
Narrowleaf swordfern,  Rock sword fern
Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans
© 2008 Keir Morse
Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans
© 2012 John Game
Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans
© 2014 Dana York
Genus: Polystichum
Parent Record Polystichum imbricans
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PLANTS: Polystichum munitum ssp. imbricans
PLANTS: Polystichum munitum ssp. nudatum
PLANTS: Polystichum munitum var. imbricans
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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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