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Western Swordfern (Polystichum munitum) Polystichum munitum

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kerrywininger

Date

October 26, 2014 06:00 PM PDT

Description

White Hill fire road, Woodacre

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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danielleflock

Date

October 29, 2014 05:51 PM PDT

Description

Large (to 1.5 meters tall, but smaller in the north), evergreen, with erect leaves forming a crown from a stout, woody, scaly rhizome.

Leaves: Stipe dry-scaly; blade lance-shaped, erect to arching, once-pinnate; leaflets alternate, pointed, sharp toothed with incurved spine-tips, each with a small lobe pointing forward at the bottom.

Sori: Large, circular, about halfway between the midvein and the margin; indusium round with fringed margins, centrally attached.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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garychang

Date

October 21, 2014 02:52 PM PDT

Description

I'm sure it's a fern. I'm unsure it's a sword fern. [Updated, see comments]

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Common Sword Fern Polystichum munitum

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vicc

Date

October 27, 2014 03:04 PM AKDT

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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noah1234

Date

October 26, 2014 04:20 PM PDT

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Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum) Polystichum munitum

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carpenterkf

Date

October 22, 2014 01:19 PM PDT

Description

Lance shaped blades with very serrated edges. Leaflets alternating, fern once-pinnate. This fern near a vine maple and western red cedar near Sem II.

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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marvelliott

Date

August 26, 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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dpom

Date

October 23, 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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aproseto

Date

October 22, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

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Western Sword Fern Polystichum munitum

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vilnoori

Date

October 13, 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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klynne

Date

October 19, 2014 02:38 PM PDT

Description

Polystichum munitum, or sword fern, this specimen showed the characteristic 1x pinnate leaves, leaflets alternate, and each pinnae with a thumb. The underside of the pinnae have round indusium.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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lilfae

Date

October 18, 2014 04:50 PM PDT

Description

Growing beneath a western hemlock on a creek bed

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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abbyjean12

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

Fronds are dark green and have alternating pinnae. Each blade has serrated edges and have two rows of round sori on the underside of each blade.

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western sword fern Polystichum munitum

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marvelliott

Date

August 15, 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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kelsiedmonds

Date

October 13, 2014 04:18 PM PDT

Place

Budd Inlet (Google, OSM)

Description

Sword fern, located in forest behind the upper soccer field at the Evergreen State College. The plant is roughly 3 feet tall, and the fronds are wide yet sparse.

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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lorichicken

Date

October 8, 2014

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Western Swordfern (Polystichum munitum) Polystichum munitum

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palmeg28

Date

October 10, 2014 10:55 AM PDT

Description

Dark green fern with orange spores, about 3 ft tall, growing just outside of Sem 2D in a maintained garden area. With red alder, salmonberries, snowberries, salal, red cedar, evergreen hucleberries, and bear grass. Weather is overcast, 60? F.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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donny2341

Date

October 9, 2014

Description

Observed in the Evergreen Forest near the Evergreen State College. This Fern has alternate once pinnate leaves. Dense in the under story of the forest. The sori are large. round and can be located halfway between the margin and the mid vein.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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hammett2

Date

October 9, 2014

Description

Found in the Longhouse Ethnobotanical Garden at The Evergreen State College. Commonly known as the Sword Fern, this fern has alternate, pointed leaflets, with once-pinnate. The thumb-like shape obtained on the leaflet appears to be the diognostic character of this particular fern.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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stellarose

Date

October 9, 2014 03:00 PM PDT

Description

Evergreen perennial growing from short, stout rhizome, locally abundant in understory of mixed TSHE-ACMA forest.

Leaves lanceolate, once-pinnate; pinnae serrate, each with a small lobe at the base.

Sori large, circular, dispersed evenly between the midvein and the margin.

Family: Dryopteridaceae

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western swordfern Polystichum munitum

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loarie

Date

October 5, 2014 11:15 AM PDT

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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cherylharai

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

1x pinnate, alternate leaflets each pinnae with thumb, toothed and pointed

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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smpk1488

Date

October 1, 2014 04:30 PM PDT

Place

Ravenna Park (Google, OSM)

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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docentgal

Date

September 27, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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pmdenn

Date

September 27, 2014 02:05 PM PDT

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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tonicorelli2

Date

September 26, 2014 11:06 AM PDT

Description

Memorial Park BioBlitz September 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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tonicorelli2

Date

September 26, 2014 11:09 AM PDT

Description

Memorial Park BioBlitz September 2014

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western sword fern Polystichum munitum

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rebeccafay

Date

September 27, 2014 10:44 AM PDT

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western sword fern Polystichum munitum

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rebeccafay

Date

September 26, 2014 02:35 PM PDT

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Western Swordfern (Polystichum munitum) Polystichum munitum

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awolfrum

Date

September 27, 2014 03:12 PM PDT

Description

Sword fern outside of Bolinas