Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01171 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gymnocarpium dryopteris (L.) Newman
Common name   western oakfern
J.G. Harris   1613  
Coll. Date 23 June 1982 
Geography Canada.  British Columbia.  
Locality about seven km S of Mica, along Mica Dam road. 
Elev.: 3280 ft. (1000 m.)
Habitat Notes Cedar-hemlock forest; rich, dark loam soil. 
Latitude Longitude 52° 0'  N, 118° 32'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30' (55600 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Gymnocarpium dryopteris (L.) Newman

     Dryopteris dryopteris (L.) Britt.
     Dryopteris linnaeana C. Christens.
     Phegopteris dryopteris (L.) Fée
     Thelypteris dryopteris (L.) Slosson

Common Name(s): western oak fern, western oakfern.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17579, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Polypodiales
                            Family: Dryopteridaceae
                                Genus: Gymnocarpium
                                    Species: Gymnocarpium dryopteris


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01171s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

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Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

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Taxon Links for species Gymnocarpium dryopteris  (L.) Newman

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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