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Hypolepis repens (L.) C. Presl
Creeping bramble fern

Hypolepis repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Dennstaedtiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies (not Jamaica), Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

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

Other data on Hypolepis repens available from :

Hypolepis repens has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Recorded as Present in Error

Hypolepis repens has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Recorded as Present in Error
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Monroe County (Mainland) Recorded as Present in Error

Hypolepis repens has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock

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Hypolepis repens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hypolepis repens
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley