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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  Phegopteris connectilis (Michx.) Watt image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Thelypteridaceae
Phegopteris connectilis (Michx.) Watt
Narrow beech fern, northern beech fern
Phegopteris: from phegos for "oak" or "beech," and pteris for "fern"
connectilis: connate, fused together
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: rich woods, sandstone bluffs

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Dryopteris phegopteris (L.) C.Chr.
Phegopteris polypodioides Fée
Polypodium connectile Michx.
Polypodium phegopteris L.
Thelypteris phegopteris (L.) Sloss.

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