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Updated 1/15/2014

Family Gleicheniaceae


Dicranopteris linearis f. linearis

Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu

Saddle Road, Hawaii


Thicket-forming species abundant in disturbed mesic & wet forest, making passage difficult for hikers without proper clothing on unmaintained trails.  Becomes invasive in disturbed areas, excluding other native species.  Native to the tropics excluding the Americas.