CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record polystichum_lonchitis - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 02:55 ET b
Polystichum lonchitis
common namenorthern holly fern
CalPhotos image
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Charles Webber © 1998 California Academy of Sciences  Follow image link for photo data.
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (13):
Carson Pass (506B) 3811968, Emerald Bay (523A) 3812081, Gold Lake (572B) 3912066, Plaskett Meadows (581A) 3912267, Belden (607D) 4012113, Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 4112224, Rainbow Mountain (697B) 4112148, English Peak (702B) 4112342, Marble Mountain (719C) 4112352, Boulder Peak (719D) 4112351, Condrey Mountain (735B) 4112288, Kangaroo Mountain (736B) 4112382, Figurehead Mountain (737A) 4112383
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), El Dorado (ELD), Glenn (GLE), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)?, Alaska (AK), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New York (NY), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/granitic or carbonate
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range1800 - 2600 meters
Move to 2B? Location, rarity, and endangerment information needed. Does plant occur in TRI Co.?
full namePolystichum lonchitis (L.) Roth
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  POLO4 Element Code  PPDRY0R0F0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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