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Thelypteris grandis A.R. Sm. var. grandis
Stately maiden fern

Thelypteris grandis
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge

Family: Thelypteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies; other varieties are elsewhere in tropical America.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Thelypteris grandis var. grandis available from :

Thelypteris grandis var. grandis has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native

Thelypteris grandis var. grandis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native

Thelypteris grandis var. grandis has been found in the following habitat :
Strand Swamp

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Thelypteris grandis
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge
Thelypteris grandis
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge