Thelypteris nevadensis (Baker) Clute ex Morton
Nevada marsh fern (Sierra marsh fern)
Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants


© Brian Klinkenberg     (Photo ID #9453)


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Distribution of Thelypteris nevadensis
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Species Information

Deciduous perennial arising from a creeping rhizome in small clusters.
Elliptic, 20-70 cm long, 5-15 cm wide, pinnately deeply divided; segments entire.

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia


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Habitat and Range

Wet to moist gravel bars in the lowland zone (moist in summer, flooded in winter); rare in SW BC, known only from the Sooke River; S to ID and CA .

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia


Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Dryopteris nevadensis (Baker) Underw.
Dryopteris oregana C. Chr.
Lastrea oregana (C. Chr.) Copeland