Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Eric Kroening

Eric Kroening

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Dryopteridaceae
Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott
fragrant fern, fragrant wood fern
Dryopteris: from 2 Greek words drys, "oak," and pteris, "fern," possibly referring to the plant's habitat
fragrans: fragrant
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: perennial fern
Leaf:Old fronds persist and curl hanging in masses below the plant
Habitat: cliffs and rocks
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott var. remotiuscula Kom.
Polypodium fragrans L.
Thelypteris fragrans (L.) Nieuwl.
Thelypteris fragrans (L.) Nieuwl. var. hookeriana Fernald

         
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