Athyrium angustum

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Athyrium angustum
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
(disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Athyriaceae
Genus: Athyrium
Species: A. angustum
Binomial name
Athyrium angustum

Athyrium angustum is known as the northern lady fern, native to northeastern North America. It was long included in the superspecies Athyrium filix-femina, but is now largely recognized as a distinct species.

Athyrium angustum has a more southern counterpart, Athyrium asplenioides. This species, the southern lady fern, has a broader frond, especially at the base.

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