Woodwardia Smith (ferns)

Pteridopsida - Polypodiales - Blechnaceae

Parent taxon: Blechnaceae according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Hickey 1977, Knowlton 1899 and McIver and Basinger 1993

Sister taxa: Blechnum, Midlandia, Stenochlaena

Subtaxa: Woodwardia arctica Woodwardia gravida Woodwardia maxonii

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Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1 collection)

• Eocene of United States (14: North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (20: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (10: Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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