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Thelypteris reticulata (L.) Proctor
Lattice-vein fern

Thelypteris reticulata
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, the West Indies, southern Mexico 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

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 74.

Other data on Thelypteris reticulata available from :

Thelypteris reticulata has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Southern Glades Assumed to be Present Native

Thelypteris reticulata has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Thelypteris reticulata has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Swamp
Rockland Hammock
Strand Swamp

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Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge
Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Keith Buttry, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park
Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Keith Buttry, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park
Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Keith Buttry, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park
Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge
Thelypteris reticulata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal, February 2011
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, USA; Enlarge