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Boston swordfern
Nephrolepis exaltata
Nephrolepis exaltata
Boston swordfern Boston swordfern
Nephrolepis exaltata Lomariopsidaceae
common name
  Boston swordfern
accepted scientific name
  Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott
rules for finding collection records
  Nephrolepis exaltata (227)
family name
  • Lomariopsidaceae
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Endemic.

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Nephrolepis exaltata   (L.) Schott   (TSN: 17605, Index: 183)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names