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Woodwardia areolata (L.) T. Moore
Netted chain fern

Woodwardia areolata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Clay County, Florida

Family: Blechnaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Woodwardia areolata has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Woodwardia areolata has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Native
Martin County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Woodwardia areolata has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Forest
Hydric Hammock
Strand Swamp

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Woodwardia areolata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Clay County, Florida