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Woodsia scopulina

Woodsia scopulina
Conservation status

Secure  (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Woodsia
Species: W. scopulina
Binomial name
Woodsia scopulina

Woodsia scopulina (Rocky Mountain Woodsia) is a perennial plant in the Wood fern family (Dryopteridaceae).

This plant is native to the western and northern United States and Canada. W. scopulina is a small fern, 10-20 centimeters in size, which grows in mesic to dry rock crevices.[1]


  1. ^ Dale H. Witt, Janet E. Marsh, and Robin B. Bovey, Mosses Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America (Edmonton: Lone Pine, 1988), p. 273

External links

  • Jepson Manual Treatment
  • USDA Plants Profile
  • Flora of North America
  • Washington Burke Museum
  • Photo gallery
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