Cystopteris protrusa (Weath.) Blasdell
Common Name: FRAGILE FERN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt Fern

Rich moist forests, often bottomlands along rivers and streams, but occasionally on seepy slopes; apparently never on rock.

Forming substantial colonies, even locally a ground cover, from long-creeping rhizomes.

Locations

Barry County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Clinton County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Shiawassee County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=523.