Taxon  Report   6779    
Polypodium scouleri  Hook. & Grev.
Leather fern,  Leather leaf fern, Leathery polypody
Polypodium scouleri, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Polypodium
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Prairie, Coastal Strand, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Polypodium scouleri
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: Mar 30, 2020).