Calflora
Taxon  Report   2824    
Dryopteris expansa  (C. Presl) Fraser-Jenk. & Jermy
Common wood fern,  Spreading wood fern, Spreading woodfern
Dryopteris expansa, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: DRYOPTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Dryopteris
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Dryopteris assimilis
PLANTS: Dryopteris dilatata ssp. americana
PLANTS: Dryopteris dilatata
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More information about  Dryopteris expansa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DREX2)


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 21, 2019).