Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pityrogramma pallida (Weath.) K.S. Alt & V.E. Grant

PTERIDACEAE Family selection - Maidenhair Fern family Pteridophyta (Ferns)

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Name: Pityrogramma pallida (Weath.) K.S. Alt & V.E. Grant Taxon selection
Rank: species
See: ► Pentagramma pallida (Weath.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Pale silverback fern

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Pentagramma pallida (Weath.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.
= Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. pallida Weath.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: -
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Pityrogramma

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Pityrogramma pallida (Weath.) K.S. Alt & V.E. Grant
Map for Pityrogramma pallida (Weath.) K.S. Alt & V.E. Grant
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pityrogramma sulphurea (Sw.) Maxon [215]
2) Pityrogramma tartarea auct. non (Cav.) Maxon [104]
3) Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. maxonii Weath. [118]
4) Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. semipallida J.T. Howell [128]
5) Pityrogramma trifoliata (L.) R. Tryon [201]
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7) Placopsis cribellans (Nyl.) Rasanen [203]
8) Placynthiella oligotropha (J.R. Laundon) Coppins & P. James [155]
9) Placynthium nigrum (Huds.) A. Gray [165]
10) Plagiobothrys asper Greene [127]

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