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Dryopteris marginalis (L.) A. Gray

 

Marginal wood fern

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionPteridophytaFerns
ClassFilicopsida“Leptosporangiate” (has to do with how their spores form) ferns—includes most ferns
OrderPolypodialesPolypod ferns
FamilyDryopteridaceaeWood ferns (about 70% of the ferns)
GenusDryopterisFrom Greek dryas, “oak,” and pteris, “fern,” in reference to the presence of some species of wood ferns in woodland areas populated with oaks
Speciesmarginalis

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Dryopteris marginalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Dryopteris marginalis (marginal wood fern)

8/23/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 4 × 6" (10 × 15 cm)

Dryopteris marginalis (marginal wood fern)

8/23/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 3½ × 2½" (9.8 × 6.6 cm)

Dryopteris marginalis (marginal wood fern)

9/13/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 3½ × 2½" (9.8 × 6.6 cm)

Dryopteris marginalis (marginal wood fern)

9/13/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm)

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