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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.