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podiceps

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Many ferns growing in dense understory.

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podiceps

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Common understory species in dense forest.

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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amberlei

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the past

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drew759

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the past

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jwong1

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December 3, 2014

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western sword fern Polystichum munitum

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hungrysam

Date

October 11, 2014

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gabrielg

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

Sword fern covered in snow

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ryancaffey

Date

the past

Place

Redmond Watershed Preserve (Google, OSM)

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aelefson

Date

November 18, 2014

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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jenniferroman

Date

December 8, 2014 01:45 PM PST

Description

Once pinnate. Naked sori. Leaflets with pointed tips and usually >3cm

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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daninord

Date

December 8, 2014 11:25 AM PST

Description

The sword fern (Polystichum munitum) is in the family Polypodiaceae. Pinnate alternative toothed leaflets. Leaflets have thumb-like base with small vein attachment. Sori orange in color with round indusium. Grows somewhat low to the ground.

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jordancalvert

Date

December 8, 2014 01:01 AM PST

Description

Family Name: Polypodiaceae. Description: This fern is dark green in color and has alternating leaflets or pinnae. The pinnae are sharply toothed and pointed with round indusium. Each pinnae are also thumbed at the base.

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dpom

Date

December 7, 2014 02:09 PM PST

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zeyoud

Date

September 29, 2014

Description

I found this sword fern in my spot of Madrona Park.

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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adamr96

Date

October 1, 2014

Place

Mercer Slough (Google, OSM)

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carolineasully

Date

October 22, 2014

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kathleeneervin

Date

December 3, 2014

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feliciamarie

Date

the past

Description

An abundant species in the Pacific Northwest, the sword is characterized by its sword-like leaves that come off of the main stem. They also have pollen spores in the spring that are eventually released.

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

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ozook

Date

November 2, 2014

Description

The sword fern in a large fern standing with erect leaves that form a "crown." The leaves are lance-shaped, once-pinnate with alternate leaflets and sharply toothed. The Sori are large and circular withe a round indusium.

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bdarby

Date

October 8, 2014

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joshmetzman

Date

the past

Place

yesler swamp (Google, OSM)

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klankers

Date

November 30, 2014

Description

East swamp, labeled with tag. Has dropped seeds.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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elisam25

Date

December 1, 2014 02:22 PM PST

Description

Sword fern found among other ferns in a grove of western red cedars. Plant was large with few dead fronds attached. Coloration was a dusty green.

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artger24

Date

October 28, 2014 01:48 PM PDT

Description

The sword fern is part of Polypodiaceae family.

The sword fern is one times pinnate with leaflets that alternate and are sharply toothed and pointed. They have round indusiums and have thumbs at each pinnae.

They have large circular sori that are between the midvein and margin and the indusium is round with fringed margins and are centrally attached.

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Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

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ponyboy22

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

Found among many others off of the back trails at LBA park. Distinguishable "thumb" on leaves of frond. Visible sori with occasional shriveled indusium present. One frond dying, but others appear healthy.

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kaylinmarie

Date

November 13, 2014 11:11 AM PST

Description

western sword fern, dark green fronds. single pinnate. edges are serrated. has rhizomes, underside has dusty yellow spores

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megmats

Date

November 19, 2014

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ahcarney

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

moist habitat
circular bloom
alternating toothed leaflets

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mrchasse

Date

November 16, 2014 12:49 PM PST

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carolinesuttie

Date

November 12, 2014