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Cyrtomium falcatum (L.f.) C. Presl.
Japanese netvein holly fern

Cyrtomium falcatum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal

Family: Dryopteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World tropics; widely cultivated.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Cyrtomium falcatum has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only

Cyrtomium falcatum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Cyrtomium falcatum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Cyrtomium falcatum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal