Taxon  Report   6777    
Polypodium glycyrrhiza  D. C. Eaton
Licorice fern
Polypodium glycyrrhiza, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Polypodium
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Polypodium vulgare ssp. occidentale
PLANTS: Polypodium vulgare var. commune
PLANTS: Polypodium vulgare var. occidentale
More information about  Polypodium glycyrrhiza
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Apr 01, 2020).