Taxon  Report   6794    
Polystichum scopulinum  (D. C. Eaton) Maxon
Mountain holly fern,  Mountain hollyfern
Polystichum scopulinum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Polystichum
Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

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 availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: May 31, 2020).