Species Details

Dryopteris filix-mas

male fern

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Scientific Name:
Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott
Common Name:
male fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Element Code: PPDRY0A0B0
USDA Plants Symbol: DRFI2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
2400 - 3100 meters
7875 - 10170 feet
General Habitat:
  • Upper montane coniferous forest (granitic, rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only five occurrences in the White Mtns. Endangered in OR. See MadroƱo 35(2):164 (1988) for information on second occurrence in CA.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 5
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Maine (ME), Michigan (MI), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Hampshire (NH), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Amador (AMA), Mono (MNO), San Bernardino (SBD)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bear River Reservoir (3812052), Fawnskin (3411638)*, Mt. Barcroft (3711852), Station Peak (3711851)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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