Asian swordfern
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs Ferns
Nephrolepis brownii (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam.

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Taxonomic Rank: Polypodiopsida: Polypodiales: Dryopteridaceae

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental,
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007