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''Nephrolepis exaltata'', the sword fern, is a species of fern in the family Lomariopsidaceae , native to tropical regions throughout the world.

It is common in humid forests and swamps, especially in northern South America, Mexico, Central America, Florida, the West Indies, Polynesia and Africa. Also known as the Boston swordfern, wild Boston fern, tuber ladder fern, or fishbone fern — it is in the broader family of sword fern.

Similar species: Polypodiales
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Nov 13, 2016. Captured Sep 24, 2016 11:00 in 10 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34787, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO100
  • 70mm