Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Thelypteris simulata (Davenp.) Nieuwl. image
Photographer: Tim Kessenich           

Don Lubin

Eric J. Epstein

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Tim Kessenich
Family Thelypteridaceae
Thelypteris simulata (Davenp.) Nieuwl.
bog fern, Massachusetts fern
Thelypteris: from the Greek thelys, "female," and pteris, "fern"
simulata: imitating
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: wet; peaty meadows

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All Thelypteris list Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Aspidium simulatum Davenp.
Dryopteris simulata Davenp.
Parathelypteris simulata (Davenp.) Holttum

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