Calflora
Taxon  Report   2599    
Cystopteris fragilis  (L.) Bernh.
Bladder fern,  Brittle bladder fern, Brittle fern, Fragile fern
Cystopteris fragilis, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: WOODSIACEAE  
Genus: Cystopteris
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cystopteris dickieana
PLANTS: Cystopteris fragilis ssp. dickieana
PLANTS: Cystopteris fragilis var. angustata
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More information about  Cystopteris fragilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYFR2)


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: Jun 18, 2019).