broad beech fern, southern beech fern
[Dryopteris hexagonoptera (Michx.) C.Chr., more...]
Etymology: Phegopteris: from phegos for "oak" or "beech," and pteris for "fern"
Plants: perennial fern
Habitat: rich deciduous woods
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 9, Wetland Indicator = FAC- WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc. University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Fern & Fern Allies: Photos, descriptions, information