Athyrium filix-femina
Family: Dryopteridaceae
common lady fern,  more...
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Athyrium: (1) from Greek a, "without," and thurium, "shield" (2) doorless, from the enclosed sori
Plants: perennial fern
Habitat: woods
Conservation Status: Native
- lacy-cut fronds growing in circular clumps

- dark brown scales on the stipe

- fronds twice-pinnate, tapering at both ends, pinnules toothy

- sori linear to j-shaped

Athyrium filix-femina image
Christopher Noll  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Paul Drobot  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Christopher Noll  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Paul Drobot  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Paul Drobot  
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Tim Kessenich  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Christopher Noll  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Kurt Stüber  
Athyrium filix-femina image
Athyrium filix-femina image
Athyrium filix-femina image
Athyrium filix-femina image
Athyrium filix-femina image
Athyrium filix-femina image
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