Calflora
Taxon  Report   10785    
Athyrium distentifolium  Opiz  var. americanum  (Butters) Cronquist
American alpine lady fern
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 1995 John Game
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California.

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Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Athyrium americanum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Athyrium alpestre ssp. americanum
ICPN: Athyrium alpestre
ICPN: Athyrium alpestre var. americanum
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More information about  Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATAM)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).