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Ctenitis submarginalis (Langsd. & Fisch.) Ching
Brown-hair comb fern

Ctenitis submarginalis
Copyright by: Gil Nelson

Family: Dryopteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Louisiana), the West Indies (Hispaniola), Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

State of Florida Status: Endangered

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Ctenitis submarginalis has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Reported
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Ctenitis submarginalis has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Ctenitis submarginalis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Strand Swamp

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Ctenitis submarginalis
Copyright by: Gil Nelson