Taxon  Report   10418 
Thelypteris puberula  (Baker) Morton
Showy maiden fern
Thelypteris puberula
© 2009 Duncan S. Bell
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Thelypteris puberula
© 2009 Duncan S. Bell
Thelypteris puberula, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Arizona, Baja California, Sonora, Mexico.

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Thelypteris puberula
© 2009 Duncan S. Bell
Genus: Thelypteris
Subspecies and Varieties:
Meadows and seeps, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian, seeps, meadows
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Thelypteris puberula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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: Mar 18, 2018).

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