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|Family: Dryopteridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Polystichum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Polystichum scopulinum (D.C. Eaton) Maxon
Leaf: 10--50 cm; stipe 1/4--1/2 blade, base scales 1.5--2(3) mm wide, lanceolate to elliptic; blade narrow-lanceolate 1- to partly 2-pinnate; pinnae generally 1--3 cm, lance-oblong, proximal +- lanceolate, longest 1.5--3 cm. Sporangia: indusium entire. Chromosomes: 2n=164.
Ecology: Serpentine to acidic soils, generally full sun, rock crevices, boulder bases; Elevation: 400--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRO, NCoRH, CaRH, SNH, SnGb, SnBr, SnJt, MP, DMtns (Surprise Canyon, Panamint Range); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Arizona. Note: Probably fertile hybrid between Polystichum imbricans, Polystichum lemmonii. DMtns distribution based on Rompert 229 (RSA), 1977, which differs from others in having pinna lobes 0 or shallow.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Polystichum munitum
Next taxon: Equisetaceae
Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith 2016. Polystichum scopulinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=39428, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.