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

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Recent observations

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What

Narrowleaf Swordfern Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans

Observer

adyoung

Date

May 14, 2016 09:52 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

April 27, 2016 11:05 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Pinnae tip apiculate, indusium margin entire to dentate

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

garyg

Date

April 17, 2016 05:21 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

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

Observer

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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Square

Observer

caminogirl

Date

September 23, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

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caminogirl

Date

September 23, 2015 02:32 PM PDT

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Square

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

Observer

chauncey

Date

June 1, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

September 6, 2015 12:36 PM PDT

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

September 4, 2015 02:38 PM PDT
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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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