Cystopteris montana (Lam.) Bernh.
FamilyAthyriaceae — APG family: Cystopteridaceae
SynonymsPolypodium montanum Lam.
DescriptionUp to 40 cm tall; fronds in rows from a branching, cordlike rhizome; stipes longer than blade, darker at base, with large, light-brown scales, glands in margin; sori and indusium round.
EcologyDamp woods and moist, rocky slopes, with preference for calcareous soil.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.