Lindsaea linearis Sw. Screw Fern
J.Bot.(Schrader) 1800,2:78 (1802)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.07-0.5 m high, fronds 1-pinnate; stipe blackish purple; veins free; sori elongated, continuous, with indusium. Fl. Oct. Light grey sand, sandy loam, clay. Shaded situations in jarrah forest, in moist depressions, granite rocks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Collie, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Esperance, Gosnells, Harvey, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Wandering.