Schizaea fistulosa Labill. Narrow Comb Fern
Nov.Holl.Pl. 2:103 (1807)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or grass-like or (fern), 0.05-0.6 m high, fronds simple; sporangia-bearing segments in pinnately arranged `cock's comb'. Fl. Nov to Dec. Black, sandy peat. In wet moss mounds, among sedges and rushes on edges of swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Bayswater, Chittering, Denmark, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.