Taxon  Report   10418    
Thelypteris puberula  (Baker) C. V. Morton
Showy maiden fern
Thelypteris puberula, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Arizona, Baja California, Sonora, Mexico.

Bloom Period
Genus: Thelypteris
Subspecies and Varieties:

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

Habitat: riparian, seeps, meadows

Communities: Meadows and seeps, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Thelypteris puberula
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).