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Sword fern dominated much of the ground along this trail. It seemed to cover the entire forest floor.

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Western Sword Fern - Photo (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lisad22's ID: Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum)
Posted by lisad22 over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Deer Fern - Photo (c) Nick Turland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: Deer Fern (Blechnum spicant)

Smaller evergreen fern that is more common at mid elevations in the Cascades, where there is significant snowpack.

Posted by richard_olmstead over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Western Sword Fern - Photo (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lisad22's ID: Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum)
Polypodiales - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Order Polypodiales, a member of leptosporangiate ferns (Class Filicopsida)
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Deer Fern - Photo (c) Nick Turland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: Deer Fern (Blechnum spicant)
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