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Dennstaedtia bipinnata (Cav.) Maxon
Bipinnate cuplet fern

Dennstaedtia bipinnata
Copyright by: Bruce Holst
In habitat in the Maya Mountains, Belize, August 2007

Family: Dennstaedtiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Dennstaedtia bipinnata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Dennstaedtia bipinnata has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Hammock

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Dennstaedtia bipinnata
Copyright by: Bruce Holst
In habitat in the Maya Mountains, Belize, August 2007
Dennstaedtia bipinnata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton