Calflora
Taxon  Report   6777    
Polypodium glycyrrhiza  D. C. Eaton
Licorice fern
Polypodium glycyrrhiza, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: Polypodiaceae  
Genus: Polypodium

Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSPolypodium vulgare ssp. occidentale
PLANTSPolypodium vulgare var. commune
PLANTSPolypodium vulgare var. occidentale
More information about  Polypodium glycyrrhiza

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/11/2021).