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Woodsia scopulina
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Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Woodsiaceae
Genus: Woodsia
W. scopulina
Binomial name
Woodsia scopulina

Woodsia scopulina, the Rocky Mountain woodsia, is a perennial fern in the family Woodsiaceae.

This plant is native to the western and northern United States and Canada. W. scopulina is a small fern, 10-20 centimeters in size, which grows in mesic to dry rock crevices. [1]


  1. ^ Dale H. Witt, Janet E. Marsh, and Robin B. Bovey, Mosses Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America (Edmonton: Lone Pine, 1988), p. 273

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