Calflora
Taxon  Report   6234    
Pentagramma triangularis  (Kaulf.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.
Gold back fern,  Goldenback fern
Pentagramma triangularis, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pentagramma
Subspecies and Varieties:

Communities: (many plant communities), Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Pentagramma triangularis ssp. semipallida
JEF: Pityrogramma triangularis var. triangularis
More information about  Pentagramma triangularis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PETR7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 13, 2020).