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Marsh Fern

Christella dentata (Forsk.) Brownsey & Jermy

Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings   cc-by-nc

Christella dentata (Marsh Fern) is a species of perennial herb in the family Thelypteridaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Marsh Fern is native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, the contiguous United States, Santa Catarina, Bahia, Maranhao, Goiás, Alagoas, Ceará, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pantanal, Espirito Santo, Pará, Rondônia, Paraná, Paraíba, Distrito Federal, Pernambuco, Cerrado, Rio de Janeiro, Mato Grosso, Mata Atlântica, São Paulo, and Rio Grande do Sul. It has compound, broad leaves. It is a photoautotroph.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Marsh fern. View this species on GBIF