Dryopteris cristata (Linnaeus) A. Gray. Crested Woodfern. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Bogs, swamp forests. Dist: Circumboreal, in North America from NL (Newfoundland) to s. SK and se. BC, south to NC, TN, OH, IN, n. IL, IA, NE, and ID; disjunct in c. GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, FNA2, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Sf, Tn, Va, W, WV, Montgomery & Paulton (1981); = Dryopteris cristata var. cristata – F