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  • French
    • polystic imbriqu√©
  • Scientific Names
    • Polystichum imbricans
  • English
    • Narrowleaf sword fern
    • Imbricate sword fern
    • narrowleaf swordfern
  • German
    • Dachiger Schwertfarn
    • Schmalbl√§ttriger Schwertfarn

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Recent observations

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What

Imbricate sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

kwillott

Date

May 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

scales at base are lanceolate

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Observer

daydream

Date

March 3, 2015 03:04 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

justin2

Date

March 27, 2015 02:32 AM PDT

Description

Sword fern?

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What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

kueda

Date

March 14, 2015 02:26 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans

Observer

podiceps

Date

June 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Toothed leaflets on tufted plants. Growing in rock crevices at falls.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

evan_s

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

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What

Narrowleaf Sword Fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

bobbysworld

Date

November 11, 2014

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What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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kmedina

Date

November 11, 2014 01:49 PM PST

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What

narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

amarena

Date

October 21, 2014

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What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

bethadamyk

Date

November 11, 2014

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What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

justin2

Date

October 18, 2014 09:55 AM PDT

Description

Fern with rather simple fronds

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

August 2, 2014
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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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Conservation Summary

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