Polystichum acrostichoides (Michx.) Schott

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Repository: BOON
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Common Name: Christmas Fern
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 08-1073
Date: 2008-09-02T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Near
Latitude: 36.524611
Longitude: -81.056500
Elevation: 834 meters


Alleghany County: Gap Civil Township, Edwards Crossroads. Located at the Peach/Doetsch Property, south of NC 18 and directly east of Pioneer Eclipse Factory. This site is bounded by Little River on the western, southern, and southeastern sides of the tract. Accessed off of Chestnut Grove Church Rd. (SR 1426), at 554 Sally Rd. (SR 1501). Growing in rich woods along the primary access trail. Frequent, native perennial forb/herb.


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Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

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UNC Herbarium (NCU)
NC Botanical Garden
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3280