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Criteria:   found in Sierra County  •   is native  •  group by lifeform
2241  records include photos for these plants # number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
  Lifeform: Annual467 plants
  Lifeform: Biennial2 plants
  Lifeform: Perennial1405 plants
  Lifeform: Fern51 plants
Adiantum aleuticum Five finger fern Fern 9
Aspidotis californica California lace fern Fern 1
Aspidotis densa Lace fern Fern 1
Asplenium trichomanes-ramosum Green spleenwort Fern (rhizomatous)  
Asplenium viride Green spleenwort Fern (rhizomatous)  
Athyrium distentifolium Fern  
Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum American alpine lady fern Fern  
Athyrium filix-femina Common ladyfern Fern 19
Athyrium filix-femina ssp. cyclosorum Subarctic ladyfern Fern  
Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum Western lady fern Fern 1
Botrychium crenulatum Scalloped moonwort Fern (rhizomatous)  
Botrychium minganense Mingan moonwort Fern (rhizomatous)  
Botrychium montanum Western goblin Fern (rhizomatous)  
Botrychium multifidum Common grapefern Fern  
Botrychium simplex Little grape fern Fern  
Botrychium simplex var. compositum Little grapefern Fern  
Cheilanthes gracillima Lace lip fern Fern 1
Cheilanthes wootonii Wooton's lace fern Fern (rhizomatous)  
Cryptogramma acrostichoides American parsley fern Fern  
Cystopteris fragilis Brittle fern Fern 1
Equisetum arvense Common horsetail Fern 7
Equisetum hyemale Scouringrush horsetail Fern 31
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine Giant scouring rush Fern 7
Equisetum hyemale var. affine Scouringrush horsetail Fern 4
Equisetum laevigatum Smooth scouring rush Fern 2
Isoetes bolanderi Bolander's quillwort Fern  
Isoetes echinospora Spiny spored quillwort Fern  
Isoetes howellii Quillwort Fern  
Isoetes nuttallii Nuttall's quillwort Fern  
Isoetes occidentalis Western quillwort Fern  
Isoetes orcuttii Orcutt's quillwort Fern (aquatic)  
Marsilea oligospora Nelson's pepperwort Fern  
Marsilea vestita Hairy waterclover Fern 6
Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita Hairy pepperwort Fern 5
Myriopteris gracillima Lace lip fern Fern 1
Pellaea brachyptera Sierra cliff brake Fern  
Pellaea bridgesii Bridges' cliff brake Fern 1
Pellaea mucronata Bird's foot fern Fern 2
Pentagramma triangularis Gold back fern Fern 3
Pilularia americana Pillwort Fern  
Polystichum imbricans Narrow leaved sword fern Fern 1
Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricans Rock sword fern Fern  
Polystichum kruckebergii Kruckeberg's sword fern Fern (rhizomatous)  
Polystichum munitum Western sword fern Fern 43
Polystichum scopulinum Mountain holly fern Fern  
Pteridium aquilinum Western brackenfern Fern 5
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens Western bracken fern Fern  
Selaginella wallacei Wallace's spike moss Fern (mosslike)  
Woodsia oregana Cliff fern Fern  
Woodsia scopulina Cliff fern Fern  
Woodwardia fimbriata Western chain fern Fern 31
  Lifeform: Shrub268 plants
  Lifeform: Tree41 plants
Pink background indicates a plant is non-native.
! indicates a plant is potentially invasive.
NB: found in Sierra County is intended to indicate only plants found growing in the wild. However, the evidence is not always clear, and may occasionally include plants found in cultivation. To verify the wild presence of any particular plant in the list above, please click through to Calflora and look closely at the observations in this county.