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Woodsia scopulina laurentiana

(Woodsia scopulina laurentiana)

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Description

Woodsia scopulina, the Rocky Mountain woodsia, is a perennial fern in the family Woodsiaceae. This plant is native to the western and northern United States and Canada. W. scopulina is a small fern, 10-20 centimeters in size, which grows in mesic to dry rock crevices.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Polypodiales
Family:Woodsiaceae
Genus:Woodsia
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