Taxon  Report   13525    
Struthiopteris spicant  (L.) Roth
Deer fern
Struthiopteris spicant, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Blechnum spicant
Genus: Struthiopteris
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Blechnum spicant

Alternate Names:
JEF: Blechnum spicant
More information about  Struthiopteris spicant
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).