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Western Swordfern

Polystichum munitum (Kaulf.) C. Presl

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Polystichum munitum (Western Swordfern) is a species of perennial herb in the family wood ferns. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Canada, Western North America, Alaska, and United States. They have compound, broad leaves and brown flowers. Individuals can grow to 1.1 m. They have alternation of generations.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of western swordfern. View this species on GBIF