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Dryopteris arguta (Kaulfuss) Watt
Coastal wood fern, Coastal woodfern
USDA Symbol: drar3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A 1-2 1/2 ft. evergreen fern with lacy fronds. Stout fronds are borne in clusters from a creeping, woody rhizome.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.
AZ , CA , OR , WA Canada: BC Native Distribution:
Throughout cismontane CA to s. WA Native Habitat:
Shaded slopes & open woods below 5000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff