Calflora
Taxon  Report   1091    
Blechnum spicant  (L.) Roth  
(no longer an active name; please see Struthiopteris spicant)
Deer fern
Blechnum spicant, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: BLECHNACEAE  
Genus: Blechnum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Struthiopteris spicant

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Blechnum spicant ssp. nipponicum
PLANTS: Blechnum spicant var. elongatum
PLANTS: Lomaria spicant
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NOTE: Blechnum spicant is no longer an active name.
More information about  Blechnum spicant
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BLSP)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2019).