Deciduous perennial arising individually at spaced intervals from long creeping rhizomes and usually in large colonies.
On wiry, smooth or sparingly glandular stipes, 10-40 cm long, blades triangular, 10-35 cm long and about the same width, 3-pinnate; ultimate segments lobed.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|CWH(1), ESSF(11), ICH(29), IDF(1), MS(1), SBS(7)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Dryopteris disjuncta (Rupr.) Morton
Gymnocarpium dryopteris subsp. disjunctum (Rupr.) Sarvela
Gymnocarpium dryopteris var. disjunctum (Rupr.) Ching