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Polypodium scouleri - Leathery Polypody

Polypodium scouleri grows in the shade in gaps between rocks or under trees and in rotting wood near the coast in the fog zone. The native range of Polypodium scouleri starts north of Santa Barbara and on the Channel Islands and extends up to include Oregon and Washington. Polypodium scouleri grows by slowly spreading rhizomes.

Polypodium scouleri, Leathery Polypody

Coastal fern in shade of oaks Polypodium scouleri - Leathery Polypody Fern. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Genus Polypodium featured on this site:
Polypodium californicum

Other California native Ferns featured on this site:
Adiantum aleuticum
Adiantum capillus veneris
Adiantum jordanii
Adiantum pedatum
Pellaea andromedifolia
Pentagramma triangularis
Polypodium californicum
Polystichum munitum
Pteridium aquilinum
Woodwardia fimbriata