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Woodsiaceae Herter. Woodsia Family.

A family of about 1 genus and ca. 65 species, cosmopolitan in distribution, but concentrated in temperate and montane areas. Proposals have been made to split Woodsia into 7 genera (Shmakov 2015) or 2 genera (Lu et al. 2020). We retain a broad Woodsia for now, while additional studies are done.

Ref: Kramer & Green (1990); Lellinger (1985); Lu et al. (2020); Shmakov (2015); Smith (1993a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Smith et al. (2006b). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Woodsia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Woodsia | Original Image ⭷

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