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Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott
M.D. Windham 3A
USA, Arizona, Coconino, Shallow canyon in dacite flows on the ESE. side of Elden Mountain at a point 660 meters NW. of the Elden Ranger Station. Elden Mountain - Coconino National Forest. Flagstaff East Quadrangle (7 1/2 min.).
35.232193 -111.58559 UTM
12 446715E 3898950N ; TRS: T21N R8E sec 6 NE1/4, SW1/4, SW1/4, NW1/4
Growing in a small catch-basin under an overhang in the canyon bottom. Well-shaded and supplied with intermittent runoff. Slope: negligible; facing east-northeast. Community: Mixture of Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Montane Conifer elements.
Alluvial deposits in the catch-basin are about 25 cm. deep and show a variable particle size. The soil is composed of Elden Dacite and organic detritus.
Cercocarpus, Quercus, Rubus, Pinus, Juniperus, Abies, Opuntia
Complete frond attached to rhizome & partial frond. The evergreen fronds with overlapping distal pinnae are unusual.
Infrequent; confined to canyons, crevices & other moist areas.
Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record Id: 3d1c9cdc-6e18-49d3-9b34-a6ce74e17d27