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|Family: Dryopteridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Polystichum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Polystichum imbricans||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Polystichum imbricans (D.C. Eaton) D.H. Wagner subsp. imbricans
Leaf: 15--50 cm; pinnae often not +- in 1 plane, longest 2--5 cm. Sporangia: sori +- near midvein; indusium +- entire to +- toothed.
Ecology: Shaded or exposed outcrops, banks, slopes, rocky areas; Elevation: 300--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaRH, n SNF, SNH, SnFrB, SCoRO, WTR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Note: Some specimens from northern SNH (Ahart 7561, UC) and KR (Oswald & Ahart 8756, UC), from +- 1100 m, show significant spore malformation and may be hybrids between Polystichum imbricans, Polystichum munitum. Differences between subsp. not always clear in northern and central SN.
Synonyms: Polystichum munitum (Kaulf.) C. Presl subsp. imbricans (D.C. Eaton) Munz; Polystichum munitum subsp. nudatum Ewan
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith
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Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith 2016. Polystichum imbricans subsp. imbricans, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=52454, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.