Taxon  Report   6794    
Polystichum scopulinum  (D. C. Eaton) Maxon
Mountain holly fern,  Mountain hollyfern
Polystichum scopulinum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Polystichum scopulinum
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Polystichum scopulinum
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Polystichum scopulinum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Polystichum scopulinum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Polystichum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Polystichum mohrioides var. scopulinum
More information about  Polystichum scopulinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).