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A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands
Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens
western bracken fern
HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l
CDF, DM, DS
Status: Conservation concern (C); Exotic (E); Invasive (I); California Native (N)
Habitat: Dune mat (DM), Dune scrub (DS), Dune swale (SW), Coniferous dune forest (CDF), Riparian forest (RF), Freshwater marsh (FM), Freshwater swamp (FS), Freshwater marsh (FM), Open water (OW), Brackish marsh (BM), Salt marsh (SM), Mudflat (MF) Agricultural wetland (AW).
* This vascular plant list for Humboldt Bay dunes and wetlands is based on collections made by the authors primarily between 2001 and 2008.
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Nomenclature follows the Jepson Manual, Higher Plants of California, Second edition (U.C. Press 2012).
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