common polypody

(Polypodium virginianum)

Conservation Status
common polypody
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

The fronds are arching, 4 to 16 long, and once divided.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 10

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry. Shaded woods. Filtered light.

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Sporulation

 
 

Summer to fall

 
     
 

Pests and Diseases

 
 

 

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28, 29, 30.

 
  3/30/2023      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Polypodiophytina  
  Class Polypodiopsida (ferns)  
  Subclass Polypodiidae (leptosporangiate ferns)  
 

Order

Polypodiales  
  Suborder Polypodiineae (eupolypods I)  
 

Family

Polypodaceae (polypody)  
 

Subfamily

Polypodioideae  
 

Genus

Polypodium (polypody ferns)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Polypodium vulgare

Polypodium vulgare var. virginianum

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

common polypody

rock cap fern

rock polypody

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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    common polypody      
           
 

Frond

 
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  Rock Polypody
Andree Reno Sanborn
 
  Rock Polypody  
 
About

Polypodium virginianum

 

 

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About

Published on Jun 9, 2012

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