[Holly Ferns and Sword Ferns East of the Cascade Mountains]

Lemmon's Holly Fern, Shasta Fern

Polystichum lemmonii

Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii

Shasta Fern: Polystichum lemmonii (Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii)

Shasta fern as seen next to Tweedy's lewisia on Wedge Mt., Wenatchee National Forest.................June 8, 2009.

Leaflet of Shasta Fern: Polystichum lemmonii (Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii) --- Leaflet with spore capsules of Shasta Fern: Polystichum lemmonii (Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii)

Close-up views of the leaflets, including the sori of shasta fern as seen on Wedge Mt., Wenatchee National Forest.................June 8, 2009.

Shasta Fern: Polystichum lemmonii (Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii) --- Shasta Fern: Polystichum lemmonii (Synonyms: Polystichum mohrioides, Polystichum mohrioides var. lemmonii)

Additional views of shasta fern as seen on Wedge Mt., Wenatchee National Forest.................June 8, 2009.

Paul Slichter