Osmunda claytoniana L.

Interrupted Fern

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Plant

Sublevel 1: Fern Clade

Sublevel 2: Fern

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Family: Osmundaceae

Genus: Osmunda

Species: Osmunda claytoniana

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

Type of Spores/Gametophytes: One type of spore, bisexual gametophytes

HABITAT

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Osmunda claytoniana

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS