Western Sword Fern

Polystichum munitum

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Polystichum munitum (Western Sword Fern) is an evergreen fern native to western North America, where it is one of the most abundant ferns. It occurs along the Pacific coast from southwest Washington to southern California, and also inland east to southeastern British Columbia, northern Idaho and western Montana, with isolated populations in interior northern British Columbia, the Black Hills in South Dakota, and on Guadalupe Island off Baja California.

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  1. (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/39039456@N07/4836221403/
  2. (c) Russ Holmes, all rights reserved, uploaded by rnh152, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12131926
  3. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polystichum_munitum

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