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Goldback Fern
Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis
About Goldback Fern (Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Goldback Fern (Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis) is a common native fern that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in slopes and rocky places, at elevations from 0-7500 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

Landscaping Information
Part Shade, Full Shade

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Slopes and rocky places

Annual Precipitation: 6.5" - 83.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.13" - 3.07", Coldest Month: 27.1" - 57.4", Hottest Month: 44.6" - 80.8", Humidity: 0.01" - 30.40", Elevation: -293" - 9001"

Alternative Names
Botanical Names: Pentagramma triangularis ssp. semipallida
Common Names: Gold Back Fern, Western Goldfern

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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