Taxon  Report   959    
Athyrium filix-femina  (L.) Roth  var. cyclosorum  Rupr.
Common lady fern,  Subarctic lady fern, Western lady fern
Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum
© 2018 David popp
Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Athyrium
Parent: Athyrium filix-femina
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Athyrium filix-femina ssp. cyclosorum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Athyrium filix-femina var. californicum
ICPN: Athyrium filix-femina ssp. cyclosorum
More information about  Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).