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  • Scientific Names
    • Polystichum imbricans
  • English
    • Narrowleaf sword fern
    • Imbricate sword fern
    • narrowleaf swordfern
  • German
    • Dachiger Schwertfarn
    • Schmalblättriger Schwertfarn
  • French
    • polystic imbriqué

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Recent observations

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Narrowleaf Swordfern Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans

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dzy

Date

November 30, 2016 10:21 AM PST

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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zhangcheng

Date

November 30, 2016 10:20 AM PST

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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faerthen

Date

September 30, 2016 12:35 PM PDT

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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danielgeorge

Date

August 6, 2016 08:27 AM PDT

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cwbarrows

Date

July 8, 2016

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Narrowleaf Swordfern Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans

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adyoung

Date

May 14, 2016 09:52 AM PDT

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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dgreenberger

Date

April 27, 2016 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Pinnae tip apiculate, indusium margin entire to dentate

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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garyg

Date

April 17, 2016 05:21 PM PDT

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 4, 2013 02:05 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Is this P.munitum or P.imbricans ?

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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misternatural

Date

March 5, 2016

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avocat

Date

November 7, 2015

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hfabian

Date

October 18, 2015

Description

Tough call here.

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Description from Wikipedia

Polystichum imbricans is a species of fern known by the common name narrowleaf sword fern. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to southern California, where it grows in rocky habitat in coastal and inland mountain ranges and foothills. This fern produces several erect linear or lance-shaped leaves up to 80 centimeters long. Each leaf is made up of many narrow, overlapping, sometimes twisting leaflets each 2 to 4 centimeters long. The leaflets...

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