Calflora
Taxon  Report   8355    
Woodwardia fimbriata  Sm.
Chain fern,  Giant chain fern, Giant chainfern, Western chain fern
Woodwardia fimbriata, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: BLECHNACEAE  
Genus: Woodwardia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Woodwardia chamissoi
JEF: Woodwardia radicans
More information about  Woodwardia fimbriata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (WOFI)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2019).