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Thelypteris puberula  (Baker) C. V. Morton  var. sonorensis  A. R. Sm.
Sonoran marsh fern
Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found in Baja California; Sonora, Mexico and Arizona.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
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Observation Search
~56 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Parent: Thelypteris puberula
Genus: Thelypteris
Family: Thelypteridaceae  
Category: fern  
PLANTS group:Fern
Jepson eFlora section: fern

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian, seeps, meadows

Communities: wetland-riparian, Meadows and seeps

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSPelazoneuron puberulum var. sonorense
Information about  Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/28/2024).