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Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott Boston swordfern

Symbol: NEEX
Group: Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status:
  
  
  
  
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
AZ, FL, LA
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class   Filicopsida
Order   Polypodiales
Family   Dryopteridaceae – Wood Fern family
Genus   Nephrolepis Schott – swordfern
Species   Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott – Boston swordfern

Source: USDA