[Ferns West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Spreading Woodfern, Spreading Wood Fern, Northern Woodfern

Dryopteris expansa

Synonyms: Dryopteris austriaca, Dryopteris carthusiana, Dryopteris dilatata

Spreading Woodfern, Spreading Wood Fern, Northern Woodfern: Dryopteris expansa (Synonyms: Dryopteris austriaca, Dryopteris carthusiana, Dryopteris dilatata)

What may be spreading woodfern growing on the bank of a creek along the trail from Ozette to Cape Alava, Olympic National Park..........July 26, 2014. Unfortunately, there was no good access to view the ferns at a closer distance.

Spreading Woodfern, Spreading Wood Fern, Northern Woodfern: Dryopteris expansa (Synonyms: Dryopteris austriaca, Dryopteris carthusiana, Dryopteris dilatata)

What may be spreading woodfern growing on the bank of a creek along the trail from Ozette to Cape Alava, Olympic National Park..........July 26, 2014.

Paul Slichter