Page author: David Giblin
Phegopteris connectilis
narrow beech fern, northern fern

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Washington and norttheastern Oregon, east across the northern U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast; circumboreal.

Habitat: Cliff crevices and moist banks in wooded regions.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Phegopteris connectilis (Michx.) Watt
Publication: Canad. Naturalist & Quart. J. Sci. 3: 29. 1866.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Dryopteris phegopteris (L.) C. Chr. [Peck]
Phegopteris polypodioides Fée
Polypodium connectile Michx.
Polypodium phegopteris L.
Thelypteris phegopteris (L.) Slosson [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Phegopteris connectilis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Phegopteris connectilis checklist entry

OregonFlora: Phegopteris connectilis information

E-Flora BC: Phegopteris connectilis atlas page

CalPhotos: Phegopteris connectilis photos

8 photographs:
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