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Chilean hard fern
Blechnum cordatum
Chilean hard fern chainferns
Blechnum cordatum Blechnaceae
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English common name
  •Chilean hard fern
Spanish common names
  •costilla de vaca
accepted scientific name
  •Blechnum cordatum (Desv.) Hieron.
rules for finding collection records
  •Blechnum chilense (67)
  •Blechnum cordatum (4)
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Image Author: ©2009 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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