Taxon  Report   7967 
Thelypteris puberula  (Baker) C. V. Morton  var. sonorensis  A. R. Sm.
Sonoran maiden fern
Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis
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Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis
© 2009 Duncan S. Bell
Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Arizona, Baja California, Sonora, Mexico.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis
© 2009 Duncan S. Bell
Genus: Thelypteris
Parent Record Thelypteris puberula
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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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 22, 2018).

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