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Distribution by County   2825    
Dryopteris filix-mas  (L.) Schott
Male fern
Dryopteris filix-mas is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
Record Count by County

Amador: 2 Mono: 12 San Bernardino: 5

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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/10/2023).